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9 edition of Soldiers of misfortune found in the catalog.

Soldiers of misfortune

the Somervell and Mier expeditions

by Sam W. Haynes

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Texas -- History -- Republic, 1836-1846,
    • Texas -- Boundaries -- Mexico,
    • Mexico -- Boundaries -- Texas,
    • Texas -- Foreign relations -- Mexico,
    • Mexico -- Foreign relations -- Texas

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p.[245]-258) and index.

      Statementby Sam W. Haynes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF390 .H34 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 268 p. :
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1874151M
      ISBN 100292751184
      LC Control Number90033976
      OCLC/WorldCa21228985

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