Thursday, April 21, 2011
Almonte surrenders group.
Houston shot through ankle. Saracen, his horse, dead. Santa Anna missing. General Filosa dead at the Golden Standard. Almonte manages to rally troops into formation to surrender as a group, saving 400 lives. Men scattered throughout the canebrakes, marshes, lakes, bayou, river. Hunting or being hunted. 600+ dead. The slaughter continues into the night.
Nine dead, 30 wounded on the Texan side. 630 dead, 208 wounded, 730 captured on the Mexican side.