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He did not wake up until most of the Texans had been ferried over the river a mile
or two above the village of Roma. He was astonished at the activity all about him,
and asked what it meant, and was told that his city was about to be invaded.
Late in the morning the Texans looked across the creek and saw the eight men
left in charge of the camp on the bluff receive ... Many were wounded in the
Texan main body, but Tom Green and others had the sense of moving close to
Under cover of the truce the Mexicans infiltrated the Texan positions. Every
moment ... in the afternoon the Texans surrendered after seventeen hours of
continuous fighting . . . the only guarantee being that their lives would be spared."
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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 Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling.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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