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Massacre at the Yuma Crossing: Spanish Relations with the Quechans, 1779-1782

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The quiet of the dawn was rent by the screams of war. Scores, perhaps hundreds, of Quechan and Mohave warriors leaped from concealment, rushing the plaza from all sides. Painted for battle and brandishing lances, bows, and war clubs, the Indians killed every Spaniard they could catch. The route from the Spanish presidial settlements in upper Sonora to the Colorado River was called the Camino del Diablo, the "Road of the Devil." Running through the harshest of deserts, this route was the only way for the Spanish to ...

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Massacre at the Yuma Crossing: Spanish Relations with the Quechans, 1779-1782 2010, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816529292

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Massacre at the Yuma Crossing: Spanish Relations with the Quechans, 1779-1782 1998, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816518241

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