9781603440165

Salt Warriors : Insurgency on the Rio Grande

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    9781603440165

  • ISBN10:

    160344016X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-02-01
  • Publisher: Texas A & M Univ Pr
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
The "Salt Warriors"p. xv
Introductionp. 1
Communityp. 7
Prologue: Salt Roadsp. 9
"This country is destined to become of importance"p. 17
"The inhabitants rallied their fighting men"p. 27
Corruptionp. 33
"Salt lakes on the brain"p. 35
"What chance is there for reform?"p. 45
"Relieve us from the insolent oppression of those men"p. 57
"Both were alike ambitious, and alike unscrupulous"p. 69
"Leave this county within ten days"p. 77
"My men are all frontiersmen"p. 86
"Invasion of our territory should no longer be endured"p. 99
Chaosp. 107
"Our county is in open insurrection"p. 109
"That never satisfied greed in man"p. 119
"I feel like killing until I am killed"p. 126
"Twenty good men"p. 138
"We do not care what happens after we even the score"p. 151
"Now is the time"p. 159
"Howard they wanted; nothing else, nothing less"p. 177
"I heard my men had surrendered"p. 188
"Half crazy from our troubles"p. 202
"I will drive the scoundrels ahead of me like sheep"p. 212
"I wish they would clear out of here"p. 227
"Little if any crop will be planted this season"p. 241
"Fearing that their statements might be published"p. 250
"The general state of the county is not improving much"p. 258
Codap. 275
"With the Alamo and Goliad"p. 277
"My enemies are all dead"p. 287
Epiloguep. 295
Notesp. 299
Bibliographyp. 339
Indexp. 349
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