joined Fannin at Refugio, February 11, 1836, and was with him at Goliad after March 1st. Fraser's men were used as couriers, and furloughed to care for fleeing families, until but few of them remained with Fannin on March 19th.
(5) The Matagorda Volunteers, forty men, under Captain A. C. Horton, who joined Fannin at Goliad, March 15th or 16th, 1836. Nearly all of Horton's and Fraser's men had seen service at Goliad under Collinsworth, or Dimitt, during the 1835 campaign.
8. After Fannin's arrival at Goliad, he reorganized several of his companies and with them constituted the second battalion of a provisional regiment, of which the "Georgia Battalion," was the first. This second, or "La Fayette," Battalion included:
(1) The "Red Rovers," Captain Jack Shackelford.
(2) The "Mustangs," Captain Burr H. Duval. This company of Kentucky and Tennessee riflemen was created by consolidating Duval's and Lawrence's companies.
(3) The "San Antonio Greys," Captain Samuel O. Pettus. Captain William G. Cooke resigned as Captain of this company of "Greys" about February 15, 1836, and was sent on special duty to the Convention at Washington, where he received an appointment on General Houston's staff. Upon his departure, his company