By: Morgan Mcqueen
Archives War Countinues
"We were aroused...by the firing of a...cannon...succeeded[followed] immediately by the...tramp of a body of men. A dense fog obscured [hid] them actual observation until they had advanced into the public square...when the fog disappeared discovering [revealing] to us that we were surrounded on all sides by the bodies of regular [Mexican] troops"
-Samuel Maverick, quoted in Memoirs of Mary A. Maverick