Fourth Day, Friday, Feb. 26, 1836

A skirmish occurred east of the fort when a group of Texians, who had left the Alamo to gather wood, encountered Mexican troops. The Mexican Army tried to cut the Alamo’s water supply.

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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