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Though Colonel Jordan and the Texans could not see any real purpose in these
orders, they obeyed, moving through the Sierra Madre by an unlikely route which
the Mexicans said would lead to Saltillo. But soon suspicions of treachery on ...
He reassured them of his faith in them, and preparations for an attack upon
Saltillo began. The city, too, was busy in the golden October weather. Its flat roofs
were prepared for spectators of the coming battle, and hillsides too were
occupied by ...
He wrote orders to General Butler, who was in command of the Monterrey-Saltillo
line in the absence of Taylor, to abandon Saltillo, hold Monterrey for defense only
, and detach and send at once to the Brazos under General Worth's command ...
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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 Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling.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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