The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 48, July 1944 - April, 1945 Page: 28
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having made 2 leagues; as soon as it cleared (at 12 o'clock)
we reconnoitred; discovered none of the enemy; at 3 o'clock
commenced the rafts and finished at 10 o'clock at night; we
tried the crossing and worked until half past 12 o'clock without
much success; it rained in the night, and the troops were
drenched; no general order.
Monday, 28th.-Commenced cloudy, and rained until 8 o'clock,
and afterwards at intervals; a violent gust of wind passed
over the camp in the night; continued working at the rafts,
and at a bridge for the infantry, but little was done at the
rafts, and the bridge could not be made on account of the
strength of the current; notwithstanding, we succeeded in
crossing the vanguard of the Cazadores in a small canoe, after
working all day; none of the enemy's scouts made their ap-
pearance; a large canoe was found in the afternoon, about half
a league from the crossing, down the river, which was ordered
to be brought up; the reserve retired to the camp on the plain,
at 12 o'clock (noon,) the 2d brigade only remaining at the
river and on the other side, as stated above, the van-guard of
the Cazadores. The General in Chief and I slept in the camp
on the plain. There was no general order issued, as each camp
had its commander.
[To be continued.]
[The New York Herald, July 1, 1836]
ALMONTE'S JOURNAL-NO. 6.
We had intended to have accompanied the last portion of
this curious Journal, with some remarks of our own--but
want of room compels us to put the purpose off to another day.
The question of Texas will soon occupy the attention of the
Tuesday, 29th March.-Weather cleared, and the day was
warm. The remainder of the Cazadores, and the Battalions of
Matamoros and Toluca, and one piece of artillery were crossed.
A new raft was finished, and a canoe found. The river com-
menced rising in the night, and half past 9 o'clock, had already
risen 4: feet. The camp on the other side was reconnoitered,
and signs of the enemy's camp, (apparently of about 50 men
and a small cannon,) were discovered. The enemy, it appeared,
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