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But Texas suffered other losses that day when another volunteer band attempting
to reach the Gonzales detachment was ... The Republic's various bands of
volunteers were ordered to meet in rendezvous at Medina, under the command
The soldier was Lieutenant Lew Wallace, of the first Indiana Volunteers, who over
thirty years later at Santa Fe would be governor of the New Mexico Rio Grande.
But with the daylight landings, the volunteers saw the muddy stream of the river ...
He could not forbear writing to the Secretary of War his impressions in which lay
a strong if implied rebuke of General Taylor's management of volunteers. He was
"agonized" by what he had heard from reliable witnesses. "If a tenth of what is ...
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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 Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling.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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