Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Soldiers of Misfortune The Somervell and Mier Expeditions cover
  • ISBN: 9780292731158
  • ISBN10: 0292731159

Soldiers of Misfortune The Somervell and Mier Expeditions

by Sam W. Haynes

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Univ of Texas Pr
  • Publish date: 11/01/1990
used Add to Cart $11.23
You save: 63%
FREE shipping on orders over $49!
new Add to Cart $30.36
FREE shipping on orders over $49!
ebook Buy $34.50
Provided by VitalSource
License: 365 days
The Somervell and Mier Expeditions of 1842, culminating in the famous "black bean episode" in which Texas prisoners drew white or black beans to determine who would be executed by their Mexican captors, still capture the public imagination in Texas. But were the Texans really martyrs in a glorious cause, or undisciplined soldiers defying their own government? How did the Mier Expedition affect the border disputes between the Texas Republic and Mexico? What role did Texas President Sam Houston play? These are the questions that Sam Haynes addresses in this very readable book, which includes many dramatic excerpts from the diaries and letters of expedition participants.
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  

Location: Tucson, AZ
Shipping Icon
Some shelf wear Satisfaction 100% guaranteed.

Location: Little Rock, AR
Ask seller a question
0th Edition. SHOWS SOME SHELF WEAR. Used books are NOT guaranteed to contain

Location: Richmond, TX
Ask seller a question
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.
Kings Ridge Media

Location: Appleton, WI
Good Condition item. May Include Some writing or highlighting. We strive to provide the best shopping experience with every item we sell. Satisfaction guaranteed! !

Location: McGregor, TX
Very Good
Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 288 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Audience: General/trade.
One Stop Shop Bookstore

Location: Memphis, TN
Shipping Icon