The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 80, July 1976 - April, 1977 Page: 406
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Cover: "Rio Grande City" by Arthur Tracy Lee. From Fort Davis and
the Texas Frontier: Paintings by Captain Arthur T. Lee, Eighth U.S.
Infantry, Texas A&M Press. Painting from Rochester Historical Society
Collection and used by courtesy of the Society.
Arthur T. Lee, stationed on the frontier in Texas (1848-1860), established
Fort Chadbourne in 1852 and Fort Quitman in 1858, and helped build
Fort Davis, where he lived for four years. At some of his posts Lee recorded
his observations in skilled and sensitive paintings. This view of Rio Grande
City was painted during the fall of 1853, while Lee was stationed at nearby
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