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Chalchihuites, Zacatecas, 1928

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The arrow in the left image points to the spot on the trail where Federal soldiers were photographed, arriving two weeks after the Cristeros visited Walter I for his "contribution to the revolution. Walter Pentland II explained to his son, Walter III, that Walter I desisted on calling the federal troops because they were more expensive than the payroll in terms of lodging and support. In addition, individual soldiers sometimes robbed and harrassed the miners and their families.
federal soldiers' horses at the camp [25K] soldiers dismounting near office [29K]
Federal soldiers and their horses outside Walter I's office.

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