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Battles of the Texas Ranger Division - Battle of Monterrey, Battle of Pease River, Battle of Chapultepec, Battle of Buena Vista (Paperback) Loot Price: R188 Discovery Miles 1 880
Battles of the Texas Ranger Division - Battle of Monterrey, Battle of Pease River, Battle of Chapultepec, Battle of Buena Vista...
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Battles of the Texas Ranger Division - Battle of Monterrey, Battle of Pease River, Battle of Chapultepec, Battle of Buena Vista (Paperback)

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Chapters: Battle of Monterrey, Battle of Pease River, Battle of Chapultepec, Battle of Buena Vista, Siege of Veracruz, Battle of Bandera Pass, Battle of Plum Creek, Battle of Palo Alto, Battle of Cerro Gordo, Battle of Resaca de La Palma, Battle of Huamantla. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 30. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Battle of Pease River occurred on December 18, 1860, near the town of Margaret, Texas in Foard County, Texas, United States. A monument on that spot marks the site of the famous battle between the Comanche Indians under Peta Nocona and a detachment of Texas Rangers and militia under Ranger Captain "Sul" Ross. The battle was fought to protect the lives and property of settlers in the area. This battle is primarily remembered as the place where Cynthia Ann Parker was recaptured from the Comanche she had lived with for 24 years. Cynthia Ann Parker was a woman of European descent who had been kidnapped as a child by the Comanche in the Fort Parker massacre in 1836. The nine year old Parker had grown up among the Comanche, who called her Nadua. She had married war chief Peta Nocona and borne him 3 children. Nonetheless, the Rangers and her family had never given up hope of regaining her, though it is doubtful they realized until her recapture how thoroughly she had become Comanche. Her uncle, James Parker, had spent most of his adult life, and his fortune, in a fruitless search for her. Her presence and recapture at Pease River was a matter of national importance, probably because, as Ross was quoted as saying in the book Indian Depredations, by J.W. Wilbarger, "Most families on the frontier had lost someone to the Indians. Cynthia Ann's recovery would be looked at as almost a miracle by those folks." The famous picture of her with her daughter Topsanah at ...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=11839121

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-20993-6
Barcode: 9781156209936
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-20993-5

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