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Finally— though it was a later addition to the plan— an invasion would be
mounted with landings at Veracruz and an overland sweep to Mexico City. Four
of those movements would take in the Rio Grande at widely separated places
along its ...
Then in a great sweat to shift responsibility from his own shoulders to those who
later could be vilified as traitors, he had recourse to a familiar ly1bit. There in the
canyon he called a series of meetings to demand indignantly what his people ...
In 1851 Fort Bliss was founded— though it was not so named until a little later—
at Smith's Ranch, the site of the village of Franklin near Magoffinsville, and was to
know two other adjacent locations before its final one. Upriver near Mesilla, Fort ...
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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 Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling.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
A Colony for Mexico
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