Part 1, Note 39
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This version of the battle is taken from a report by Ross that is reproduced in The Austin Papers, vol. 1, pp. 1304-1305. Another version appears in Kuykendall's "Reminiscences of Early Texans" (The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, vol. 7, no. 1, July 1903, pp. 48-49). That version states that the attack occurred in the fall of 1826, and that Ross led the frontal attack and Alley directed the fusillade. See also The Austin Papers, vol. 1, p. 1309, wherein Austin reports that thirteen Indians were killed, and p. 1315.