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    Felipe de la Garza, the general who captured Iturbide

    August 26, 2016

    Felipe de la Garza, the general who captured Iturbide

    Felipe de la Garza was the most important military figure in Nuevo Santander (present-day Tamaulipas) during the 1820s. A member of the regional elite, he spent the early part of his military career in Texas. Though De la Garza remained on the royalist side during Mexico’s war for independence, he soon embraced revolutionary politics in the new nation. He became notorious for leading a failed revolt against Mexican Emperor Agustín de Iturbide. He later led Iturbide to his execution.

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  • Napoleon in America

    Napoleon in America

    What if Napoleon Bonaparte had escaped from St. Helena and wound up in the United States? Kirkus Reviews calls the first book in Shannon’s Napoleon series “evocative and immersive.”

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