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Turmoil on the Rio Grande : history of the Mesilla Valley, 1846-1865 / William S. Kiser.

By: Kiser, William S, 1986-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Elma Dill Russell Spencer series in the West and Southwest: no. 38.Publisher: College Station : Texas A and M University Press, [2011]Copyright date: ©2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: xv, 284 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781603442961 (hc-hardcover : alk. paper); 1603442960 (hc-hardcover : alk. paper).Other title: Territorial history of the Mesilla Valley, 1846-1865.Subject(s): Mexico. Treaties, etc. United States, 1848 February 2 | Mesilla Valley (N.M.) -- History -- 19th century | Doniphan's Expedition, 1846-1847 | Gadsden Purchase | Apache Indians -- New Mexico -- Fort Fillmore -- History -- 19th century | New Mexico -- History -- War with Mexico, 1845-1848 | New Mexico -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 | Arizona -- History -- To 1912DDC classification: 978.9/66
Contents:
Doniphan at Brazito -- The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo -- The international boundary surveys -- Enter James Gadsden -- Fort Fillmore and the Apaches -- Separatist movements in Mesilla -- Mesilla: capital of the Arizona Territory -- The Confederate invasion -- The Confederate Territory of Arizona -- Martial law in the Mesilla Valley -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Doniphan at Brazito -- The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo -- The international boundary surveys -- Enter James Gadsden -- Fort Fillmore and the Apaches -- Separatist movements in Mesilla -- Mesilla: capital of the Arizona Territory -- The Confederate invasion -- The Confederate Territory of Arizona -- Martial law in the Mesilla Valley -- Conclusion.

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<p>WILLIAM S. KISER, a student in the graduate program at Arizona State University in Tempe, is a young historian with a keen interest in the American West of the nineteenth century. This is his first book.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p>

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