A Life Crossing Borders

A Life Crossing Borders

Memoir of A Mexican-American Confederate : Las Memorias De Un Mexicoamericano En La Confederación

Book - 2010
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Born in Santa Fe in 1837, nine years before Mexico lost control of the region following the Mexican-American War, Tafolla chronicles his life during turbulent times. He experienced firsthand the racism prevalent to the time period and was an eyewitness to slavery. He was a veteran of the Texas Indian. Wars and the U.S. Civil War, having served as a bugler for both the northern and southern armies. And he spent the last 35 years of his life as a Methodist circuit-riding preacher when most Hispanics were Catholics.
Publisher: Houston, Tex. : Arte Publico Press, c2010
ISBN: 9781558855977
Branch Call Number: 978.904 TAFOLLA
Characteristics: xvi, 244 p. : ill., map, ports., facsim. ; 22 cm


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