December 23, 1835, it was divided: Captain Bullock being chosen to command one company; and James C. Winn, of Gwinnett County, Georgia, the other. Major Ward's two companies were armed with new U. S. "yagers," or rifled carbines, borrowed by him from the arsenal of the State of Georgia.
(4) The "Alabama Greys," Captain Isaac Ticknor, were enlisted by Captain Ticknor, at Montgomery, Alabama. They were mustered into the service of Texas at Velasco, January 19, 1836, and assigned to the Georgia Battalion on the eve of its departure for Copano.
6. Besides the Georgia Battalion, Fannin brought with him from the mouth of the Brazos:
(1) A small company of Kentucky riflemen (about twenty men) enlisted and commanded by Captain Burr H. Duval of Bardstown, Kentucky, a son of Governor Wm. P. Duval of Florida.
(2) A small company of Mexican artillery, Captain Luis Guerra. This company had been the garrison of the fort at the mouth of the Panuco River when Mexia attacked Tampico in November, 1835, and having joined Mexia, was obliged to sail with him for the mouth of the Brazos, where it remained until Fannin sailed for Copano, January 24, 1836. This company