"It was a decision that would cost more lives and another half year
of torturous marching, all for nothing. After four months, Moscoso realized
the entire expedition would soon die in the harsh deserts that lay between
them and Mexico."
|Photo credit: Still frame from "Hernando DeSoto in America." Original video provided courtesy of the DeSoto National Memorial.
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