Ezuain requests retirement from military as a result of loss of arm in campaigns against american rebels. Battle of Rocillo and other battles with american forces described.

Serial Number
041-05618
Title
Ezuain requests retirement from military as a result of loss of arm in campaigns against american rebels. Battle of Rocillo and other battles with american forces described.
Author(s)
Ezuain, Jose Vicente (Capitan)
Elizondo, Ygnacio (Teniente)
Varela, Mariano (Capitan)
and others
Date
07-24-1813
Date
06-04-1817
Documentation
Chihuahua. July 24, 1813-June 24, 1817. 54p. Letters, informes. Signed.
Summary
Ezuain requests retirement with rank of teniente Coronel and salary of capitan. Service record stated. Loss of right arm in battle of Rocillo, Texas, fighting against american insurgents makes Ezuain unfit for continued military service. F. 51 details Ezuain's service in Texas and the battle of Rocillo. Both Rocillo and his doctor taken prisoner by american rebels. Bexar captured by enemies. F. 53 Garza, Ezuain's doctor, confirms Ezuain's injury and stay in Hospital and capture by americans. Elizondo testifies to Ezuain's loyal service and recommends his request to retire. F. 55 speaks of reconquest of Saltillo and campaigns against rebels. F. 56 especially noteworthy for detail of battle of Rocillo and attack by Anglo-Americans and Spanish. Other documents are testimonials from Ezuain's colleagues verifying his brave and loyal service. Last folios concern Ezuain's request of temporary license to go to Spain to visit parents. Request granted. (P. Lenz, may 1990)
Persons
Ezuain, Jose Vicente (Capitan)
Cordero (Coronel)
Ugarte, Jose Joaquin de (Capitan)
Salcedo, Manuel (Gobernador)
Garza, Xaime (Medico)
Melendez, Juan (Capitan)
Oguillas, Tomas de (Alferez)
Alvarado, Rafael (Alferez)
Vintillos, Domingo
Ortega, Juan de (Alferez)
Barreda, Francisco de la (Capitan)
Elizondo, Ygnacio (Teniente)
Erreza, Simon de (Coronel)
Calleja, Felix (Virrey)
Varela, Mariano (Capitan)
Lombrando, Juan Francisco (Teniente)
Ortega, Juan de (Alferez)
Places
Parral
Texas (Provincia)
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Nueva Vizcaya
Rocillo (Pasaje)
Bexar
Barcelona
Saltillo
Durango
Grande (Rio)
Coahuila (Provincia)
Rosario
San Sebastian
Guipuscoa (Provincia)
Ethnic Groups
Anglo-Americanos
Military Groups
Parral, Octava Compania de Patriotas del
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 253 ff. 050-077
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 253 ff. 050-077
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
25300011
Rights
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