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Joseph E. Chance

Joseph E. Chance is the editor of My Life in the Old Army: The Reminiscences of Abner Doubleday and, with Lawrence R. Clayton, The March to Monterrey: The Diary of Lieutenant Rankin Dilworth, U.S. Army. From 2001 to 2003 he wrote a weekly column, "History by Chance,” in theHarlingen Valley Morning Star. He lives in Edinburg, Texas.

José María de Jesús Carvajal

Both a biography of the Mexican reformer and a study of the events that shaped the Mexican-U.S. border, José María de Jesús Carvajal examines the challenges faced by Carvajal during the turbulent decades of the early to mid-nineteenth century. Carvajal, whose career stretched from the Texas Revolution to the French Intervention, played a key role in the violent struggle between the liberal and...

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