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The Texan elements under their command on seeing the enemy did not wait to
bother with orders. Leaving the Mexicans, the Indians and the high command
behind, they raced forward in wild zest until they were within point-blank range of
But now it seemed discreet to agree with the President, with whom he had "many
long personal interviews on military matters," and to accept the command of the
great expedition to come. In only four days of staff discussions throughout "the ...
Given such differences, the conference at Camargo, with its delicate issues of
command prerogative, the distribution of troops and the opportunity for victory,
seemed likely to be difficult. And there was even one further bone of contention ...
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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 Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling.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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