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The Daily Dispatch: March 2, 1861., [Electronic resource], The surrender of U. S. Property in Texas. (search)
s of the recent surrender of the post at San Antonio, by Gen. Twiggs, to the State. Gen. Ben McCulloch, by the authority of ite, who had been deputed, it was supposed, to supercede Gen. Twiggs, could arrive. The letter says: San Antonio was i for some days previous to the entrance of the Rangers. Gen. Twiggs received the Secretary of War's order on the 15th.-- Coly. It was generally thought he would refuse to carry out Gen. Twiggs' agreement, and would resist by force, with the 120 U. S After the city companies took possession of the Alamo, Gen. Twiggs, accompanied by Major Nichols, met Gen. McCulloch in theess Col. Waite should object to the terms agreed upon by Gen. Twiggs, and attempt to retake this position — which is not consom the Alamo. The following is the order issued by Gen. Twiggs, after the surrender: Headquarters, Department of Tesource. The troops will carry with them provisions as far as the coast. By order of Brevet Maj. Gen. Twiggs.