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For we're bound to the Rio Grandel The song was heard on the supply ships
standing in for General Taylor's depot at Point Isabel; and in a plowed field on the
north bank of the river opposite Matamoros on March twenty-eighth where the
sion, I have to add, the commanding general of the American forces on the left
bank of the river will regard the passage of any armed party of Mexicans in
hostile array across the Rio Grande as an act of war, and pursue it accordingly.
boat— a high-pressure steamboat— true emblem of an American, lay moored at
the bank. . . . lazily working off steam. Add to this the long line of covered wagons
— the troops, upon whose bayonets the sunbeams glistened, marching on their ...
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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 Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling.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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