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

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

Label
Turmoil on the Rio Grande : the territorial history of the Mesilla Valley, 1846-1865
Title
Turmoil on the Rio Grande
Title remainder
the territorial history of the Mesilla Valley, 1846-1865
Statement of responsibility
William S. Kiser
Title variation
Territorial history of the Mesilla Valley, 1846-1865
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The mid-nineteenth century was a tumultuous yet formative time for the Mesilla Valley, home to present-day Las Cruces, New Mexico. With the coming of the U.S. Army to Mexican territory in 1846, the region became the site of a continent-shaping power struggle between two rival nations. When Mexican governor Manuel Armijo unexpectedly fled Santa Fe, he left the New Mexico territory undefended, and it fell to forces under Brigadier General Stephen Watts Kearny in a bloodless occupation. In the ensuing two decades, the southern portion of New Mexico's Rio Grande Valley played a prominen
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
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Kiser, William S.
Dewey number
978.9/66
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
F802.M4
LC item number
K57 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Elma Dill Russell Spencer series in the West and Southwest
Series volume
no. 38
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Doniphan's Expedition, 1846-1847
  • Gadsden Purchase
  • Apache Indians
  • Mesilla Valley (N.M.)
  • New Mexico
  • New Mexico
  • Arizona
  • Doniphan's Expedition
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Apache Indians
  • Gadsden Purchase
  • Arizona
  • New Mexico
  • New Mexico
  • New Mexico
Label
Turmoil on the Rio Grande : the territorial history of the Mesilla Valley, 1846-1865, William S. Kiser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
759158576
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 284 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781603446853
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759158576
Label
Turmoil on the Rio Grande : the territorial history of the Mesilla Valley, 1846-1865, William S. Kiser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
759158576
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 284 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781603446853
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759158576

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