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In 1851 Fort Bliss was founded— though it was not so named until a little later—
at Smith's Ranch, the site of the village of Franklin near Magoffinsville, and was to
know two other adjacent locations before its final one. Upriver near Mesilla, Fort ...
Coming back to the river from the Indian country in 1856 an officer paused at Fort
Bliss, which seemed to him a "most unmilitary" post, and went on to Fort Fillmore,
where matters were far better conducted. On his way upriver to Fort Craig he ...
869 foreigners, exclusion of, 395-96 Forrest, Edwin, 646 Fort Bliss, Texas, 810,
812, 813, 818, 821, 824, 830, 861, 907, 912, 918, 920, 929, 930 Fort Brown,
Texas. See Fort Texas Fort Clark, Texas, 807 Fort Conrad (Hay Camp) , New
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A leisurely, comprehensive, and novelistic history of New Mexico and Texas from the earliest times up to the Mexican revolution. Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling. Read full review
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