The war in Nicaragua
William Walker with a foreword by Robert Houston
This is a facsimile of William Walker's account, originally published in 1860, of his invasion and conquest of Nicaragua; doctor, lawyer, newspaper editor, politician, adventurer, liberator, imperialist, Walker sailed to Nicaragua with a band of mercenaries in 1855, joined with rebel forces in a civil war, defeated the national army, seized the capital, and gained control of the country until 1857 when he was forced to leave by the U.S. Navy; after twice trying to regain control of Nicaragua, he was captured and executed in Hondorus in 1860; foreword by Robert Houston.
Walker, William, The war in Nicaragua. Tucson, Ariz. : University of Arizona Press, c1985.
Copyright: University of Arizona Press, c1985.
Walker, William and Houston, Robert, "The war in Nicaragua" (1985). Walter J. Petry Book Gallery. 54.