Saga of a Texas Ranger–Series by Jeff Robenalt

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Mier Expedition

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ier Expedition Crossing the Rio Grande
Mier Expedition General Pedro de Ampudia
Mier Expedition General Pedro de Ampudia

President Houston could not allow such an outrage to go entirely unpunished. On October 3, 1842, he bowed to the inevitable, ordering General Alexander Somervell of Matagorda to take command of the militia and the Texas Rangers Houston had called to muster in San Antonio, and to make a demonstration in force along the Mexican border. However, Houston made it absolutely clear to Somervell that the expedition was not to cross the Rio Grande unless the General was sure it could be done successfully. *** Now read the entire article posted on this web site at “A Glimpse of Texas Past”. ***

Mier Expedition Mexican Artillery
Mier Expedition Mexican Artillery

 

Mier Expedition Mexican Infantry

Mexican Infantry

Mier Expedition "Black Bean" Episode

Mier Expedition Firing Squad
Mier Expedition Monument for men of the "Black Bean" Episode
Mier Expedition Monument for men of the “Black Bean” Episode

 

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