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The Mexicans lost sixty killed and many wounded, the Texans ten wounded and
none killed. "Huzza! Huzza for Texas!" cried the Texan commander in writing after
the fight. But Texas suffered other losses that day when another volunteer band ...
Beaubien, home from study at Cape Girardeau College on the Mississippi, was
tortured, scalped and killed. J. W. Leal, the ... Praying them to kill him, he instead
received arrows that drove delicately into his eyes, mouth and nose. He was ...
There was a shot, the sentry fell dead, and the Officer of the Day shot the Mexican
who had killed him. In another second there was rifle fire from two sides of the
camp and the town. Families were awakened by what at first they "thought was ...
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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 Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling.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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