Content for Thursday, March 7, 1985
News & Stories
The fierce, brief fight that left the American Army a shambles
A small chapter in American history was written in San Diego nearly 140 years ago. It involved General Stephen Kearny, Kit Carson, and a series of strategic blunders.
Just ordinary guys.
It was eight o'clock in the morning and I was standing in a cheap apartment in Leucadia, staring at a wall decorated with the faces of dead Mormon prophets. It had been years since I ...