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New Orleans and the Texas Revolution

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In the fall of 1835, Creole mercantile houses that backed the Mexican Federalists in their opposition to Santa Anna essentially lost the fight for Texas to the Americans of the Faubourg St. Marie. As a result, New Orleans capital, some $250,000 in loans, and New Orleans men and arms--two companies known as the New Orleans Greys--went to support the upstart Texians in their battle against Santa Anna. Author Edward L. Miller has delved into previously unused or overlooked papers housed in New Orleans to reconstruct a chain ...

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New Orleans and the Texas Revolution
2004, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9781585443581

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