Don't mess with the West

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Don't mess with the West

Postby cruces » Wed Aug 24, 2011 6:23 pm

In the blistering August heat of 1861, an ambitious 45-year-old officer arrived in the dusty streets of San Antonio to organize one of the most daring Confederate offensives of the Civil War.


It sounded like a good idea at the time:

Here is the article; http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/23/go-west-young-confederacy/#more-103103

The big battle is here, The Gettysburg of the West: http://www.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/91glorieta/91glorieta.htm
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