Silver Bonanza in the Sierra Madre: The Glorious Past of Batopilas—Conclusion
January 2008 by Steve WilsonThe first Madero Revolution broke out in Mexico on November 20, 1910. On December 27, a revolutionary party exacted supplies, arms, and mules from the company until January 7, 1911, when the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the federal government destroyed three and a half tons of their dynamite near Baquiachi. On September 8, 1912, Batopilas was captured, a local garrison driven out, and the company forced to pay 10,000 pesos. Federal forces retook the town September 19.
We started off excited and enthusiastic as we began hiking up the river, daydreaming about finding big gold.
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