— 27th. After a sleepless night, we were removed to more commodious quarters.
— 28th. Nothing transpired except now, and then you could hear the Soldiers making remarks to his companion, of the havoc we had made upon them, they are occupied with burying their dead.
— 29th. Our enemy appears a little more familiar, still occupied as yesterday, they had sent 25 Mexicans and 20 of our men on the 27th. to inform our guard that we had surrendered and that they would be received on the same conditions, they however refused and destroyed the boats and made good their escape with all the best horses and camp equipage of any value.
— 30th. Still in prison the Mexicans having finished burying their dead, although about 200 of them was not expected to survive, more than a day or two longer.
— 31st. Took up our line of march [to] Matamoras, arri[v]ed at Comargo a distance of 30 miles from Mier (we left in Mier our wounded 21 in number with Dr. Sinickson, Interpreter.)
January 1st. Remained at Comargo the citizens exulting greatly at our defeat.