Raymondville, TX: Glen Harding, 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. Tall quatro, map endpapers, front (Wallacy County Texas), rear (general map Lower Rio Grande Valley Texas). 250pp., profusely illustrated with historical photographs. Fine. Item #9788
Willacy County is the place where the Salt Road crossed the Wild Horse Desert and there were the Dreaded Sand Dunes along the coast. In 1866 General Philip Henry Seridan and his troops passed through South Texas on their way to drive the French out of Mexico. Wearing his wool army uniform, Sheridan remarked, "If I Possed Both Texas and Hell, I'd Rent out Texas and Live In Hell."-rear cover.