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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. 7 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 30, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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olonel Hugh McLeod and Colonel William G. Cooke were appointed commissioners to assist Fisher at the meeting; and Captain Thomas Howard, with five companies of rangers, was sent to protect the commissioners. The narrative herein given of the occvage character. On March 19th a party of thirty-two warriors and thirty-three women and children entered San Antonio. Major Howard arrived at the same time, rather unexpectedly to the Comanches. Twelve chiefs met the commissioners in the stone counand the chiefs, there was present in the room a crowd of by-standers, drawn together by curiosity; and at this moment Captain Howard: marched in a company of soldiers. But, if the commissioners hoped to overawe these indomitable savages by a show ofo captivity. When they had heard Fisher's speech, they strung their bows, gave the: war-whoop, and sprang for the door. Howard tried to halt them, motioning them back with a gesture of his hand. The reply was a knife-thrust, stabbing him seriously