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El Paso could not do enough for the miserable Texans. The citizens fed them, let
them bathe, gave them money, clothes and beds. The young parish priest, Father
Ram6n Ortiz, endeared himself to everyone with his handsome face, his ...
The volunteers were themselves again. They marched south, passed the
Mexican base camp of the day before, found "some of the fires still burning," and
came upon a handful of Mexican dead left behind. "We thought only of reaching
El Paso ...
garrison at El Paso, and when a detachment came from another post, its
members were under orders to maintain order— but without taking sides in a
local conflict. Threats of assassination were exchanged by the factions, and
presently one ...
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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 Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling.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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