Fifty Miles and a Fight: Major Samuel Peter Heintzelman's Journal of Texas and the Cortina War

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"Fifty Miles and a Fight: Major Samuel Peter Heintzelman's Journal of Texas and the Cortina War," a rare and dramatic firsthand account of one of the most volatile and traumatic events in the long history of Texas--the Cortina War, chronicles the day-to-day activities of one of the most cultured, dedicated, and well-respected (although often vain) officers of the antebellum frontier army. It was while Heintzelman was at Camp Verde on September 28, 1859, that a daring thirty-five-year-old illiterate ranchero named Juan ...

Fifty Miles and a Fight: Major Samuel Peter Heintzelman's Journal of Texas and the Cortina War 1998, Texas State Historical Association, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780876111604

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