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The mission graveyard was reserved for the fallen among the Mexican troops.
But so many had died in the battle that there was not room for them all in the
consecrated ground, and the officer charged with their disposal ended by having
I think," he added, "the Rio Grande should be strongly held, whether the forces in
Texas surrender or not, and that no time should be lost in getting troops there. If
war is to be made, they will be in the right place; if Kirby Smith surrenders, they ...
Debate sounded throughout the service. Had the planes been properly employed
? Should they be used to fly messages, or to conduct forward reconnaissance? A
philosophy of the military air was being formed. The ground troops remained.
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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 Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling.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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