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Viva Los San Patricios

• Becky Chandler
It's St. Patrick's Day, a day which is also celebrated in Mexico, in honor of Batallón de San Patricio. The Battalion was comprised of young men who had left their home and come to America in search of liberty and a better life. It did not take them long to realize the United States Army was not an army of liberation. They soon learned the war had nothing to do with liberty, and everything to do with conquest of a country comprised of fellow Catholics....

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