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Presidio La Bahia donativo list found
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A list of Presidio La Bahia soldiers, or donativos, who participated in the American Revolution war effort has been discovered and will be announced at a ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Presidio La Bahia.

The event will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Guest speakers will be author/historian Jesse O. Villarreal Sr., author/historian Judge Robert H. Thonhoff and Lorenzo and Julia Lopez.

Spanish soldiers from Presidio La Bahia and Presidio San Antonio de Bexar were instrumental in providing cattle that kept Governor Bernardo de Galvez’s troops nourished during the American Revolution.

For information, contact Julia Lopez at llopez@austinrr.com.
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