Second day: Feb. 24, 1836
Gravely ill, Col. James Bowie turned over command of the volunteers to Col. William B. Travis. Travis sent Capt. Albert Martin with a letter addressed “To the people of Texas and all Americans in the world.”
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.
Source: Daughters of the Republic of Texas