[Insurrectos Amongst the Hills]

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Photograph of insurrectos and their horses in between the rifts of hills. Many of the insurrectos have gotten off of their horses and have gathered near the center of the photo, perhaps to rest or discuss matters. Information on the back of the photo states that this photo was taken in February 1911 in Ojinaga, Mexico. At this time, the city of Ojinaga was still well under the control of Federal forces. The surrounding countryside however, was another story, as the region was controlled by insurrecto forces. They were led by Jose de la Cruz Sanchez.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Aultman, Otis A. February 1911.

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Photograph of insurrectos and their horses in between the rifts of hills. Many of the insurrectos have gotten off of their horses and have gathered near the center of the photo, perhaps to rest or discuss matters. Information on the back of the photo states that this photo was taken in February 1911 in Ojinaga, Mexico. At this time, the city of Ojinaga was still well under the control of Federal forces. The surrounding countryside however, was another story, as the region was controlled by insurrecto forces. They were led by Jose de la Cruz Sanchez.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

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  • February 1911

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  • Dec. 6, 2009, 7:38 p.m.

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  • Oct. 30, 2013, 10:32 a.m.

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Aultman, Otis A. [Insurrectos Amongst the Hills], photograph, February 1911; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63357/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.