August 1931

The Nueva Segovia Expedition

Volume 16, Issue 2

HEADQUARTERS at Managua approved a plan for the Nueva Segovia Expedition, commanded by Major Oliver Floyd, to march from Ocotal on July 25 and occupy San Fernando, Jicaro, and San Albino Mine. The strength of the Provisional Guardia Nacional was now thirty-seven officers and men. The expedition marched from Ocotal for San Fernando on July 25, 1927.

With the exception of Mosonte, where some women and children and a few men were seen, all small barrios and houses between Ocotal and San Fernando were found deserted and practically without any movable property.

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