The McArdle Notebooks > Dawn at the Alamo

Dawn at the Alamo

Frank W. Johnson to McArdle, November 27, 1873

Page 1 of 2

Handbook of Texas article on Frank W. Johnson

Back   Explore this item     Forward

Johnson to McArdle, November 1873

City of Austin Nov 27 73

Mr. McArdle Esq.

Sir: Yours of Oct 19th was

not received until after it was advertised, [?]

hence the delay on that account as well as

not being able to furnish you the inform-

ation you request as to arms and unif-

orm of the Texan troops. At the fall of the

Alamo, if any flag was used it was the Mex

ican as Col. Travis had not been inform-

ed of the declaration of independence,

which was made on the 2d. March, only four

days previous to the fall of the Alamo.

The arms used were rifles and muskets.

I have no pictures of those who fell

in battle nor of Santa Anna. Though I

have and am still trying to get pictures

of those who bore a prominent part in our

Back   Explore this item     Forward

Jump to:


Introduction | The Notebooks | The Paintings | The Artist

How to Use This Site | About the Digitization

Index of Subjects


Frank W. Johnson to McArdle, November 27, 1873, The McArdle Notebooks, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Page last modified: May 11, 2016