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3 edition of Our army on the Rio Grande. found in the catalog.

Our army on the Rio Grande.

Being a short account of the important events transpiring from the time of the removal of the "Army of occupation" from the Corpus Christi, to the surrender of Matamoros; with descriptions of the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma, the bombardment of Fort Brown, and the ceremonies of the surrender of Fort Brown, and the ceremonies of the surrender of Matamoros: with descriptions of the city, etc., etc.

by Thomas Bangs Thorpe

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Published by Carey and Hart in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Campaigns.,
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Regimental histories -- Army of occupation. [from old catalog]

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTaylor, Zachary, 1784-1850.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE405.1 .T53
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p.l., [v]-ix, 11-300 p.
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23366687M
    LC Control Number02015522

    Historical Marker - At Fort main entrance, Rio Grande City Fort Ringgold, C.S.A. Occupied early in Civil War by Texas Confederates under Col. John S. Ford. Vital in chain of posts used to defend the 2, mile Texas frontier, coastline and border always threatened by attacks from Indians, bandits and Federal troops. "Rio Grande" stars John Wayne as Lt. Col. Kirby Yorke, a Union officer who has spent his time after the Civil War battling apache rebels in an Outspot in the Rio Grande. Suddenly, the life of this lonely man gives a ° spin as he discovers that his son Jeff Yorke (Claude Jarman Jr.), whom he hasn't seen in 15 years, has joined the Cavalry.

    Last year, San Antonio celebrated its th Birthday anniversary. It was an occasion observed throughout the year, with abundant events showcasing the city’s initial Bexareños founding and soon after, the arrival of Canary Islanders (Isleños) in Clearly, San Antonio’s year-old taproot is the source of the Texas history family tree. As an early Texas history [ ]. LPD Press and New Mexico Santos are the hub for information on the arts, crafts, and culture in the American Southwest, with Native American and Hispanics arts/culture, including Tradicion Revista, LPD Press, Rio Grande Books,and santos. It also manages a travelling exhibit on Hispanic devotional art, santos, fine arts, folk art, and crafts, and is the publisher of .

      "Two Armies on the Rio Grande is much more than a minutely detailed narrative of the earliest engagements of the US-Mexican War. It manages to vividly recreate the tedium of camp life and the horror of combat; the harshness and beauty of the natural environment; the calculations and intrigues of leaders; and the aspirations and fears of men at : The Republic of the Rio Grande had a brief and tenuous existence (–) before most of it was reabsorbed by Mexico and the remainder annexed by the United States, yet this region that straddles the Rio Grande has retained its distinctive cultural identity to the present day.


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