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Nearing El Paso, if the river was high at the ford six miles above town, they faced
a hard job. Nowhere was there a sign of a bridge— the old one had gone in flood
. The traders now had to unload the cargo and take the wagons apart, and ...
A hundred miles southeast beyond mountain and desert General Taylor with the
Army of the Rio Grande had captured Monterrey in engagements lasting from
September twentieth to twenty-fourth. It was not so much to rejoice the Americans
In the morning they emerged from this mile-long canyon and entered a sinuous
course through what they called Black Rock ... At this point they had come one
hundred miles by water, though in air line they were only fifty miles from Presidio.
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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 Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling.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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