No Love Lost for Texas in 1847
An American soldier wrote:
"Someone said that we ought to continue the war and whip them until they consented to take back all of Texas."
---- An American soldier writes home about a comrade's proposed terms to end the Mexican-American war, 1847. Soldiers from other parts of the country found many aspects of Army life in Texas harsh, it appears.
Beauty is only skin deep but Texas is to the bone.