"[Alvarado] is an old place, has a very fine church, very few inhabitants in the place...There are two other forts on the River below town, guns on some of them, and one above town with eight fine, large brass pieces. There are some very fine water melons here."
Butler, Steven R., ed. The Eutaw Rangers in the War with Mexico: The Mexican War Journal & Letters of Capt. Sydenham Moore and the Mexican War Journal of Pvt. Stephen F. Nunnalee, Company D, First Regiment of Alabama Volunteers (Richardson, Texas: Descendants of Mexican War Veterans, 1998).
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