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Battle of the Nueces River

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Freethought San Marcos: The Battle and Massacre of the Nueces River

Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS Among Civil War battles, the fight that has come to be known to many as The Battle of the Nueces was not very important, but it may be one of the most controversial. Civil War historians and aficionados have pondered whether it should rightly be characterized