The Mexican War Correspondence of Richard Smith Elliott

The Mexican War Correspondence of Richard Smith Elliott

by Richard Smith Elliott
     
 


An entertaining and educated observer, Elliott provided readers back home with an account of the grueling march over the famous Santa Fe Trail, the triumphant entry of the army into Santa Fe, the U.S. occupation of New Mexico, and the volunteers’ eventual return to St. Louis.
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An entertaining and educated observer, Elliott provided readers back home with an account of the grueling march over the famous Santa Fe Trail, the triumphant entry of the army into Santa Fe, the U.S. occupation of New Mexico, and the volunteers’ eventual return to St. Louis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806129518
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
09/15/1997
Series:
American Exploration and Travel Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.83(w) x 8.84(h) x 1.06(d)

Meet the Author

Mark L. Gardner is the coeditor if The Mexican War Correspondence of Richard Smith Elliott (University of Oklahoma Press). A consultant to the National Park Service, he has written interpretive booklets for both Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument and Washita Battlefield National Historic Site.

Historian Marc Simmons is a founder and the first president of the Santa Fe Trail Association. His forty-nine books include six about the Trail and The Last Conquistador: Juan de Oñate and the Settling of the Far Southwest.

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