A series of decimating disasters overtakes Colonel Cobb and his ambition to annex Sante Fe as dust storms, prairie fires, Indians, the Mexican army, and his own bad judgment and megalomania takes a toll of attrition on his expeditionary force. Written by
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Caleb Cobb wonders why it would take two scouts to track one deer. They were tracking an antelope, not a deer. See more
I'm a seaman. I never expected to die in the middle of the desert. I ought to be on my ship. What in hell am I doing here?