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In Honduras, the British Royal Navy orders American filibuster William Walker to leave Trujillo

William Walker, detail
08/21/1860
On his final and fatal filibustering expedition, William Walker had sailed from New Orleans, Louisiana  on June 21, 1860 and he and his men occupied the port city of Trujillo on the Honduran mainland.  British Royal Navy units requested his surrender and after his brief flight up the coast, captured him on September 3, 1860.  The British then turned him over to the Hondurans who executed him in Trujillo on September 11, 1860.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
William O. Scroggs, Filibusters and Financiers: The Story of William Walker and His Associates (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1916), 383-389.

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