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Numbers 1. - Bvt. Major General D. E. Twiggs, U. S. Army, of the seizure of public property at San Antonio and surrender of military posts, &c., in the Department of Texas.

Numbers 2. - Captain R. H. K. Whiteley, U. S. Ordnance Department, of the seizure of U. S. Arsenal at San Antonio.

Numbers 3. - Surg. E. H. Abadie, U. S. Army, of events at San Antonio.

Numbers 4. - Lieutenant Colonel Wiliam Hoffman, Eighth U. S. Infantry, of the seizure of U. S. property at San Antonio.

Numbers 5. - Bvt. Major Larking Smith, Eighth U. S. Infantry, of the seizure of U. S. property at San Antonio.

Numbers 6. - Captain John H. King, Eighth U. S. Infantry, of the seizure of U. S. property at San Antonio.

Numbers 7. - Colonel C. A. Waite, First U. S. Infantry, of events from February 19 to April 23, 1861.

Numbers 8. - Lieutenant Colonel Gov. Morris, first u. S. Infantry, of the surrender of Fort Chadbourne.

Numbers 9. - Captain E. Kirby Smith, Second U. S. Cavalry, of the evacuation of Camp Colorado, Tex.

No. 10. - Major C. C. Sibley, Third U. S. Infantry, of the evacuation of Fort McIntosh, Tex.

Numbers 11. - Lieutenant Colonel Electus Backus, Third U. S. Infantry, of the evacuation of Fort Brown, Tex.

Numbers 12. - Bvt. Major O. L. Shepherd, Third U. S. Infantry, of the evacuation of Fort Duncan, Tex.

Numbers 13. - Major C. C. Sibley, Third U. S. Infantry, of the surrender of his command at Saluria, Tex.

Numbers 14. - Corporal John C. Hesse, Company A, Eighth U. S. Infantry, of the rescue of the colors of his regiment at San Antonio, Tex.

Numbers 15. - Bvt. Lieutenant Colonel I. V. D. Reeve, Eighth U. S. Infantry, of the surrender of his command at San Lucas Spring, Tex.

Numbers 16. - Colonel Earl Van Dorn, C. S. Army, of the surrender of the United States troops in Texas, and of his subsequent operations.

Numbers 17. - Captain James Duff, Texas troops, of the capture of a company of the Eighth U. S. Infantry near San Antonio, Tex.

Numbers 1. Report of Bvt. Major General D. E. Twiggs, U. S. Army, of the seizure of U. S. Arsenal and Barracks at San Antonio, and surrender of military posts, &c., in the Department of Texas.*

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF TEXAS,

San Antonio, February, 19, 1861.

SIR: I have the honor to inclose herewith the proceedings of a military commission, constituted by virtue of Special Orders Numbers 20 of this year, from this department, to meet the commissioners on the part of the State of Texas. It will be observed that the meetings of the commissioners were abruptly terminated by the entrance into this city, on the morning of the 16th instant (before day), of an armed body of State

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*There papers were forwarded by Colonel Waite, under date of February 26, 1861.

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