Fifth Day: Feb. 27, 1836

James Butler Bonham left the Alamo headed for Goliad and Gonzales. Back at the Alamo, nighttime activity by the Mexican Army kept the Texians on alert, allowing them very little sleep.

Source: Daughters of the Republic of Texas

Editor’s note: The Daily News will publish items about the siege of the Alamo, which took place over 13 days in 1836, through March 6.

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