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[Transcript of Letter from Sam Houston to the Army of Texas, May 5, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Sam Houston to the Army of Texas, on May 5, 1836, addressing the battle of San Jacinto and commending them for their dedication to the liberty of Texas. There is also a list of the dead and wounded from the same battle.
Date: May 5, 1836
Creator: Houston, Sam
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter Thomas J. Rusk to William E. Wallace, July 5, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Brigadier General Thomas J. Rusk to Captain William E. Wallace ordering Wallace to move his company to De Leon's Rancho on Garcitas Creek where he will join Captain William H. Smith's company. Rusk also orders Wallace to arrest any men who attempt to desert the army.
Date: July 5, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History