From Our Editors
'The exploration of the interrelationships among soldiers, civilian settlers, missionaries, and Indians in the San Antonio area is of special significance. This provides a refreshing approach for the study of early borderlands history, transcending the tendency among some historians to study these groups in isolation.' Journal of Texas...
From the Publisher
Since its first publication in 1991, this history of early San Antonio has won a 1992 Citation from the San Antonio Conservation Society and a Presidio La Bahía Award from the Sons of the Republic of Texas.