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Maximillian's Lieutenant: A Personal History of the Mexican Campaign, 1864-67
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Maximillian's Lieutenant: A Personal History of the Mexican Campaign, 1864-67

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Ernst Pitner's letters to his mother when he was a junior officer in the army of Maximilian, the Austrian archduke and puppet emperor of Mexico, are collected here with excerpts from his Mexican diary.
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published December 28th 1993 by University of New Mexico Press (first published December 1993)
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'Aussie Rick'
This book is made up of the letters and diary entries of Austrian Lieutenant Ernst Pitner written during his time as a volunteer in the Austrian Corps in the Mexican campaign. It’s interesting to read about what this officer experienced and saw but I must confess that there isn't a lot of excitement that keeps you riveted to the pages.
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