ollars. --San Antonio Herald, February 23. Beside these, he surrendered all the forts, arsenals, and other military posts within the limits of his command, including Fort Davis, in the great cañon of the Lympia Mountains, on the San Antonio and San Diego mail-route, five hundred miles from the former city.
It was then the Headquarters of the Eighth Regiment of Infantry, and, because of its situation in the midst of the country of the plundering Mescularo Apaches, and in the path of the maraudir the first time, in
Fort Lancaster. connection with Twiggs's treason, as an enemy of his country, had a successful battle with a band of warlike Comanches.
Another important post was Fort Lancaster, on the mail-route between San Antonio to San Diego, in the midst of the remarkable table-lands near the junction of Live Oak Creek and the Pecos River.
It is a place of much importance, for it protects the great ford of the Pecos, where nearly all the trains from Texas cross it, on their way t