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By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
Bosque House Marker
Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Bosque House
Built in 1795 by Bartholome Bosque, a native of Palma, Majorca; father of Suzette Bosque, third wife of Louisiana’s first American governor W.C.C. Claiborne On this site stood the house of Don Bernardo de Galvez Spanish Governor . . . — Map (db m51412) HM
Texas (Galveston County), Galveston — Bernardo de Galvez1746-1786
Supported the American Revolution by defeating the British along the Gulf Coast. He had Texas Longhorn cattle driven to Louisiana to aid his campaign - thus giving Texas a connection with the American Revolution. — Map (db m71154) HM
Florida (Escambia County), Pensacola — Battle of PensacolaMarch 9 to May 8, 1781
On March 9, 1781, Spanish General Bernardo de Galvez, with a fleet of some 30 ships, arrived opposite Pensacola Bay and within a day took Santa Rosa Island. On March 18, Galvez, in his ship Galveztown, sailed under the cannon of the Royal Navy . . . — Map (db m72252) HM

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