Ricardo de Zavala to McArdle, September 2, 1890
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Texas Treasures article and documents on Lorenzo de Zavala
Lynchburg Sept 2nd 1890
You no doubt think I have
forgotten you. My wife & myself
have both been sick & it has
been impossible for me to go out
to the battle ground before now.
The distance s from Houstons Camp
[to] the Soldiers Graves is 155 steps
which [is] suposed [sic] to be yards.
From the Graves to where Houston
formed lines of battle to where
the Mexicans were when they
comenced [sic] fireing [sic] (which is about
the same as to Habermehl's house).
425 steps from Houstons Camp
to the Graves you might call
an air line & from them
Houston formed line of battle. (The same
to where the Mexicans comenced [sic] fireing [sic]
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