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Fifty miles and a fight

Major Samuel Peter Heintzelman"s journal of Texas and the Cortina war

by Samuel Peter Heintzelman

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Published by Texas State Historical Association in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.),
  • Mexican-American Border Region,
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Cortina, Juan N. 1824-1894.,
    • Heintzelman, Samuel Peter, 1805-1880 -- Diaries.,
    • Soldiers -- Texas -- Diaries.,
    • Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.) -- History.,
    • Mexican-American Border Region -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titles50 miles and a fight
      Statementedited and with introduction by Jerry Thompson.
      ContributionsThompson, Jerry D., University of Texas at Austin. Center for Studies in Texas History.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF391.C77 H45 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 328 p. :
      Number of Pages328
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL693128M
      ISBN 100876111606
      LC Control Number97040366

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