Beacon Salon Lecture Series – Dr. John Glover

Gallantry at La Grulla: An Incident Lost to Time, but Well-worth Remembering

In the evening of January 26, 1875, a five-man patrol of the 9th Cavalry Regiment was ambushed near La Grulla, TX. Two troopers were killed outright and the small firefight that ensued likely lasted less than a minute. This presentation will discuss the fate of several of the participants and peripheral personalities, consequences of the engagement, and; effects that are still mirrored by current circumstances along the U.S./Mexico border.

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