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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Henry R. Magruder's Sketches of the Last Year of the Mexican Empire


The Tuesday post is up over at the Maximilian ~ Carlota blog, on Henry R. Magruder's Sketches of the Last Year of the Mexican Empire.

This is part of a series of blog posts on eyewitness accounts of the Second Empire / French Intervention. So far:

-> Charles Blanchot, L'Intervention Française au Mexique
(aide-de-camp to General Bazaine, Supreme Commander of the French Forces in Mexico)

-> José Luis Blasio, Maximiliano íntimo
(Maximilian's secretary)

-> Paula von Kollonitz, Eine Reise Nach Mexiko im Jahre 1864
(Member of the court who came with Maximilian and Carlota to Mexico)

-> Sara Yorke Stevenson Maximilian in Mexico
(Daughter of an American businessman resident in Mexico City)

Many more to come. The Maximilian ~ Carlota blog is updated on Tuesdays.