1932 story about sword

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| | tho _> nen ,.~ e T of| mother of Oeojge T. j city, left her IWO-Hl George T. Davis today received from relatives at Gon^ales, Texas a sabre which was captured from a Mexican captain by his father, Jesse K.- Davis, during the Battle of San Jacinto April 21, 1836. . The wife of Jesse K. Davis, and Davis of this months old in- -|f al vt. an older brother "of George I Davis of this city, in care of another j W oman in hiding, and climbed a.tree, ' thereby ohtaining a of the Battle of San Jacinto, in which } her husband fought in Captain Williams Williams M. Patton's company. The sabre is about four feet in length and was the kind which was ordinarily carried by cavalrymen in those days. George Davis recalls his father telling telling of the incidents surrounding the capture of the sabre and the Mexican ! randstand view j captain who carried it. The Mexican 1 captain had attempted to- strike the elder Davis clown, his horse jumping at the time. Davis, who was cleaning cleaning his gun, struck the Mexican, officer officer on the back of the head and ren- <>1 - dered him unconscious. I f The Mexican was led back to the provo guard by

Clipped from The Roswell Daily Record19 May 1932, ThuPage 7

The Roswell Daily Record (Roswell, New Mexico)19 May 1932, ThuPage 7
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