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In Honduras, American filibuster William Walker surrenders to the British Royal Navy

William Walker, detail
09/03/1860
William Walker had sailed from New Orleans, Louisiana  on June 21, 1860 and occupied the port city of Trujillo on the Honduran mainland.  British Royal Navy units requested his withdrawal and he had fled up the coast on August 21, chased by Honduran troops.  At the mouth of the Rio Negro River, he surrendered to the British who then turned him over to the Honduran government.  He was executed 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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