Detailed Description

Title: Lección de historia patria para celebrar en las escuelas de la provincia de Popayán el primer centenario de la Batalla de Palo
Creator: Carcía, Antonio (comp.)
Publication Info: Popayán : Imprenta del Departamento, January 01, 1913.
Physical Details: 3-26pp. ; 17 8/10 x 12 cms.
Physical Condition: Slightly stained wrappers, interior pages overall, good.

Summary: A written account of the Battle of El Palo, especially composed to introduce the uniniciated on the subject. It was designed to teach the history of the battle to students of Popayán
Historical Notes: The Battle of El Palo, confronted the Royalist army against the Independentist forces of the then viceroyalty of New Granada, on 5 July, 1815, near the El Palo River, close to the city of Popayán. In the end, the liberating forces won and could pacify the region for almost a year. This battle is one of the crucial moments in the Colombian wars for Independence. (See for example, Beatriz González, "Las batallas de Espinoza," Credencial Historia 61 (1995) online:
Donor Notes: A lesson for the primary school students of Popayán province designed to celebrate the centennial of the Battle of El Palo, of 5 July, 1815. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Colombia -- History -- 1903-1930
Education -- Colombia -- 20th century
Military history

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01902
Record Number: 530