|picture of original flag which was destroyed in fire, San Francisco earthquake|
|recreation of original fag adding colors|
William Todd continued to help the revolters, running recannsance. A couple of those with this duty were captured by Californios and murdered. William Todd was also captured. However the Bear Flag revolt was able to rescue him before he received a similar fate.
Those of the Bear Flag thought they would meet the same fate as the Alamo. They prepared for final value as what they thought what was the Mexican Army approached. However they discovered it to be General Fremont and his men of the U.S. Army. The Mexican Army stayed in the Monterrey area, and did not challenge the Bear Flag Revolt.