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Charles M. Robinson III

Charles M. Robinson III, history instructor at South Texas Community College in McAllen, received a citation from the National Park Service for his efforts in helping preserve the Mexican War battlefield of Palo Alto and bringing it into the National Park System. He is the author of many books, primarily on the American West, including Bad Hand: A Biography of General Ranald S. Mackenzie, which won the Texas Historical Commission's T. R. Fehrenbach Book Award, and TSHA's Texas and the Mexican War: A History and a Guide.

TSHA Publications

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When first published in 1935, On the Border with Mackenzie, or Winning West Texas from the Comanches, by Capt. Robert G. Carter, quickly...

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Written for both the specialist and the casual reader, Texas and the Mexican War discuses the pivotal role Texas played in the Mexican...