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American filibuster William Walker departs San Francisco for Central America

William Walker, detail
05/04/1855
At the invitation of Nicaraguan liberals, embroiled in a civil war with their government, the American filibuster William Walker departs San Francisco for Central America with a force of 57 new recruits.   (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
David F. Marley, Wars of the Americas: A Chronology of Armed Conflict in the New World, 1492 to the Present (Santa Barbara, California:  ABC-CLIO, 1998), 522.

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