Main article: Goliad Campaign 4.5 War breaks out in the Pacific (1941) Geography Over the next several hours two brief skirmishes occurred Texians won the first forcing a small group of dragoons and the Mexican artillery to withdraw. Mexican dragoons then forced the Texian cavalry to withdraw in the melee Rusk on foot to reload his rifle was almost captured by Mexican soldiers but was rescued by newly arrived Texian volunteer Mirabeau B Lamar. Over Houston's objections many infantrymen rushed onto the field As the Texian cavalry fell back Lamar remained behind to rescue another Texian who had been thrown from his horse; Mexican officers "reportedly applauded" his bravery. Houston was irate that the infantry had disobeyed his orders and given Santa Anna a better estimate of their strength; the men were equally upset that Houston hadn't allowed a full battle. Two more significant tributaries of Buffalo Bayou flow through parts of Houston outside the Interstate 610 loop Greens Bayou which originates in far northwest Houston near Willowbrook flows for 43 miles (69 km) through Greenspoint and undeveloped areas of northeastern Harris County Sims Bayou which has its source near Missouri City southwest of Houston flows for 23 miles (37 km) past Almeda Sunnyside South Park and Manchester.
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