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THE FALL OF THE ALAMO

Generals.

Lead us to battle, Chief!

Houston.

So be it then!
Now go from here, call out your gallant men,
And lead them on to death or victory:
"To-day or never!" let the watchword be!

Burleson.

[Handing his sword to Bradburn.]

Here, Bradburn! take my sword! no better man
E'er held its hilt in Freedom's battle-van.

Bradburn.

Oh, thanks! my guilt on earth redeemed, forgot.
So ye, my friends in Heaven, reject me not!

[Exeunt.]

Scene V.

The conquered camp of the Mexicans on the battle-field of San Jacinto. The back-ground is filled with smoke amid which soldiers are seen hurrying to and fro. The foreground represents a conquered battery where Bradburn lies stretched on the ground, apparently dead. Sam Houston, followed by Burleson, Deaf Smith and a Surgeon, enter on the rear of the battery. The Surgeon is seen bandaging General Houston's wounded foot, whenever he can do so.