[Mexican Border Poems]

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Text for three poems typed on Dallas Artillery Company letterhead, written by Sgt. Oliver Taft Hazelton during his service on the Mexican border (1914-1916). The poems relate to Hazelton's experiences during that time and include two titled poems and a song "to the tune of Steam Boat Bill."

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[3] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Hazelton, Oliver Taft 1916~.

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This poem is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and was provided by Texas Military Forces Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1361 times, with 76 in the last month. More information about this poem can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Mexican Border Poems]
  • Added Title: Hell on the Rio Grande
  • Added Title: The Battle of the Bugs

Description

Text for three poems typed on Dallas Artillery Company letterhead, written by Sgt. Oliver Taft Hazelton during his service on the Mexican border (1914-1916). The poems relate to Hazelton's experiences during that time and include two titled poems and a song "to the tune of Steam Boat Bill."

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[3] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • 1916~

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  • 1914 - 1916

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • May 8, 2016, 10:13 p.m.

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  • May 11, 2018, 11:22 p.m.

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Hazelton, Oliver Taft. [Mexican Border Poems], poem, 1916~; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth743597/: accessed September 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Military Forces Museum.