The Alamo

Written in 1926 and sent in a letter to his friend Tevis Clyde Smith.

For days they ringed us with the flame
For days their swarming soldiers came
The battle wrack was gory
We perished in the smoke and flame,
To give the world their traitor shame
And our undying glory

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