Edited and Annotated by Judge Robert H. Thonhoff. Winner of the prestigious 2012 Presidio La Bahia Award by the Sons of the Republic of Texas. In tracing his past the author discovered many prominent ancestors who contributed to the cause of liberty in the American Revolution. Chapter I is “Don Domingo Cabello’s Account of Life in The Presidios,” Chapter II is “Spanish Royal Military Enlistment at the Presidios,” Chapter III is, “Was Texas a Fourth Front in the American Revolution?,” Chapter IV is “The Tejanos’ Connection with the American Revolution, Chapter V is ” Tejano Ranchers, Vaqueros, and Residents that Contributed to the American Revolution” and Chapter VI is “Rosters of Patriot Soldiers Stationed at the Royal Presidio San Antonio de Béxar and Presidio La Bahía del Espíritu Santo Showing Detachment Sent to Protect el Fuerte del Cibolo During the American Revolution.” A remarkle piece of scholarship about little known involvement of early Tejanos in the cause of American Freedom.” Illustrated. Austin, TX, 2011 privately published 1st Ed. 8 &1/2 x 11, 197 Pgs., PB. see compqnion book, Rosters of Tejano Patriots of the American Revolution, 1776-1783, our number 670.