The Battle of San Jacinto

Ricardo de Zavala to McArdle, October 20, 1892

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Zavala to McArdle, October 1892

Lynchburg Oct 20


Mr. McArdle

Dear Sir


Yours of the 16 inst

recd. The soil

of the battlefield is of

the black waxy character.

            The St Annas Lake is

about 200 yards Long

to about 100 wide.

The battlefield is about

1/2 mile from the Lake.

The prairie grass has seed

heads but they do not

appear as early as April[,]

some in May & some later[.] [I]t depends on the

season[:] wet early[,] dry later.

Also there are different kinds

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