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El Paso Salt War comes to Las Cruces NM on April 18

Posted by on Mar 24, 2013 in News | Comments Off on El Paso Salt War comes to Las Cruces NM on April 18

Less than one month until the New Mexico-Arizona Joint History Conference in Las Cruces, April 18-20. I have the honor of being the opening plenary session speaker. The topic? New Mexico and Arizona Territories involvement in the El Paso Salt War of 1877. ¬†Murderous politicians, Gilded Age hustlers, Texas Rangers good and bad, Buffalo Soldiers, a sheriff’s posse of outlaw deputies, and an army of Tejano “minute men” fighting for their rights as American citizens. ¬† Link to the program, with registration and hotel information here:...

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