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Flag of the Alabama Red RoversSketch: Battlefield at Coleto Creek
By the Mexicans, the engagement was called "La Batalla del Encinal del Perdido" or Battle of the Lost Woods.  By the Texians it was called "Fannin's Fight," "The Battle of the Prairie" or Battle of or at Coleto Creek.  The latter is used throughout this section

Field of Coleto

(Sketch developed using the template provided by O'Connor in Presidio La Bahia.  Relative positions are those estimated from diverse accounts and are uncertain since the plain was surrounded by woods, Fannin's troops were eventually surrounded by Centralistas and descriptions of front, rear, right and left changed from beginning of the retreat until the capitulation)


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