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This Day in Texas History: Mexican Raiders Strike Texas Ranch

This Day in Texas History: Mexican Raiders Strike Texas Ranch March 25, 1918 On this day in 1918, in what proved to be the last serious incident of the border troubles initiated by the Mexican Revolution, Mexican raiders attacked the Neville ranch in northwest Presidio County. Edwin W. Neville’s isolated ranch stretched for eighteen miles…
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This Day in Texas History: Mexican Raiders Attack Nuecestown

This Day in Texas History: Mexican Raiders Attack Nuecestown March 26, 1875 On this day in 1875, a party of Mexican raiders attacked Nuecestown. The raid can best be explained as part of a cycle of violence among Mexican citizens, Hispanic Texans, and Anglo Texans. By 1875 raids and murder were common on the part…
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