Crosses and you'll never see a one
Crosses are a reference to grave markers. None of the defenders of the Alamo were buried. Santa Anna ordered the local government to burn all the bodies. Local men took all the bodies to a gathering spot called Alameda. There the bodies burned for two days. After the fire went out the remaining body parts were buried in shallow, unmarked graves. The ashes were left to the wind. That is why you will see no crosses (Wood).
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Richard Wright Copyright 1999