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The Forgotten Trans-Nueces War: How the Border Got on the Rio Grande

Twenty-three miles from base, his local guide refused to go any farther. Bystanders warned of a large enemy force waiting up ahead, he reported. Captain Seth Thornton assumed the man was a double agent spreading Mexican disinformation, and ignored him. If his superiors had wanted someone stubborn for the job, Thornton was their man. Eight […]