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Our army on the Rio Grande. Being a short account of the important events transpiring from the time of the removal of the "Army of Occupation" from Corpus Christi, to the surrender of Matamoros; with descriptions of the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma, the bombardment of Fort Brown, and the ceremonies of the surrender of Matamoros: with descriptions of the city, etc. etc.

Thorpe, Thomas Bangs.

Published by Carey and Hart, Philadelphia, 1846
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Detailed descriptions of travel, battle, and business with Mexico form a captivating narrative in this edition illustrated with => nine full-page wood-engraved plates by Gilbert and Gihon (counting the frontispiece), and => 17 engravings in text, including one full-page plan of Matamoros, Fort Brown, and environs. This copy has the officers' => official reports (pp. 197?300), sometimes lacking. 8vo (17.7 cm, 7"). [2] ff., ix, [10]?300 pp.; 9 plts. Howes T-236; Sabin 95665; Basic Texas Books 205. Recently rebound in glazed black moir? cloth, title gilt on leather spine label, edges lightly speckled brown. Ex-library with pressure-stamps on added illustrated title-page and title-page; no other markings. Browning at edges throughout and light cockling from sometime damp on all leaves; brown-liquid spatters not impairing reading on ten or so pages. Only a "good" copy and so priced, this gives a fine glimpse of Mexico at the onset of the => Mexican-American War. Bookseller Inventory # 26481

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Title: Our army on the Rio Grande. Being a short ...

Publisher: Carey and Hart, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1846

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