Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Santa Anna” in chapter 6 of Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States.:
...the coast-lands, laying waste the country, and surprising and destroying several detachments of volunteers.
Urrea slaughtered his prisoners, and omitted no circumstance of outrage and cruelty.
Santa Anna entered San Antonio without resistance; the commandant, Colonel William B. Travis, retiring with a little band to the untenable position of the Alamo.
He sent several appeals for relief, and reenfo...
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