Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Description: Photograph of the group of insurrecto officers who were involved in the initial sieges for Ojinaga, Mexico in 1911. Seated from left to right are: Colonel Lincon y Tena, General Toribio Ortega, General Jose de la Cruz Sanchez, and General Antonio I. Villareal. Braulio Hernandez, the Chihuahua Secretary of State, is standing behind General Toribio Ortega. To the right of Braulio Hernandez is Captain Alfred W. Lewis, a Canadian and prime example of the many foreigners who joined the Mexican Revolution. Additional information on Captain Lewis states that he was in charge of the insurrecto artillery at Ojinaga. He is said to have resigned after the fall of Juarez in May 1911.
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