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San Antonio, Texas, 1861, artist's impression

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Cropped, sized, and prepared for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, October 7, 2011.
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Main Plaza, San Antonio - San Antonio is one of the oldest towns in the United States. "The Public Square is divided by the Church and some other buildings into two; or rather the original square, or military plaza, was laid off and improved in 1715, having on its east side the Church and the offices of priests and officers. In 1731 was liad off the main square or Plaza of the Constitution."
Source citation: 
John Warner Barber & Henry Howe,Our Whole Country or the Past and Present of the United States....Volume II (New York: Tuttle & McCauley, 1861), 1344.
How to Cite This Page: "San Antonio, Texas, 1861, artist's impression," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College,