He told me he was the Alcalde, and that he begged to surrender into my hands the town of Coamo.
This is the inside story of the surrender, during the Spanish War, of the town of Coamo.
There was no military justification for attempting to hold Coamo under the circumstances.
Immediately after the surrender this same man became Military Governor of Coamo.
Nearer than the village and off to the right was the blockhouse of Llamo de Coamo.
So we all raced forward and, bunched together, swept into the main street of Coamo.
The tone in which he spoke caused me to decide that, after all, I would not keep the flag of Coamo.
To General Ernst, who was the officer in command of the territory of Coamo, a large number of protests were made.