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The Texas connection with the American Revolution

Author: Robert H Thonhoff; Robert H. Thonhoff Collection.
Publisher: Burnet, Tex. : Eakin Press, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Spanish vaqueros from Texas were driving Longhorn cattle to Louisiana and Spanish soldiers from Texas were fighting the British, all which was instrumental in helping American colonists win their War of Independence in 1776. The author vividly portrays the Spanish ranches along the San Antonio River valley including some unusual insights into the lifestyle of some of the Sixteenth Century Texas vaqueros. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thonhoff, Robert H., 1929-
Texas connection with the American Revolution.
Burnet, Tex. : Eakin Press, ©1981
(OCoLC)656746709
Named Person: Bernardo de Gálvez; Bernardo de Gálvez
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Thonhoff; Robert H. Thonhoff Collection.
ISBN: 0890152772 9780890152775
OCLC Number: 7516469
Description: x, 106 pages, [15] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The Texas Setting --
The Spanish Participation --
The Texas Connection --
Some Ramifications.
Responsibility: by Robert H. Thonhoff.

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Spanish vaqueros from Texas were driving Longhorn cattle to Louisiana and Spanish soldiers from Texas were fighting the British, all which was instrumental in helping American colonists win their War of Independence in 1776. The author vividly portrays the Spanish ranches along the San Antonio River valley including some unusual insights into the lifestyle of some of the Sixteenth Century Texas vaqueros. The appendix includes a roster of the cavalry company of the Royal Presidio of La Bahia del Espiritu Santo.

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