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Charles Ramsdell Jr.

Charles W. Ramsdell, Jr. (1909-1973) was the son of noted historian Charles W. Ramsdell and Susanna Griffith Ramsdell. Ramsdell attended the University of Texas and traveled extensively in Mexico before working as a historian for the National Park Service. Ramsdell published a highly-regarded guidebook, San Antonio, a Historical and Pictorial Guide, in 1959 and updated it in 1968.

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None of its defenders survived, so that legends obscure their fate. But the facts do no dishonor to these beleaguered men, sworn to fight on until the end “at the peril of our lives, liberties and fortunes”