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Pershing House
Photography by John Stanton
228 Sheridan Rd. Fort Bliss
Fort Bliss, TX 79906
(915) 534-0600

In January 1914, John Pershing arrived in El Paso to take command of the Army 8th Brigade that was stationed at Fort Bliss. At the time, the Mexican Revolution was underway in Mexico, and the 8th Brigade had been assigned the task of securing the U.S.- Mexico border.