Tuff stuff, but Pablo outlived them
all. Besides, what the good man lacked in military victories he made
up with brutality.
PABLO GONZÁLEZ WITH HIS NEW PUTTER
Pablo González and the Guerrillas
As to Pablo González Garza's
reputation, it is said that his employed methods of repression
overshadowed even those adopted by
Victoriano Huerta and
Robles Domínguez in
earlier counterrevolutionary campaigns.
But what González really did was giving the people of
reason to rally again and to resume the revolution. González'
barbaric methods pushed the people back towards Zapata in their
misery, more bitter and more determined because now they had even
less to lose.
On top of that the people of Morelos had already seen the major
improvements Zapata had brought about. All that was swept away once
more by the federals and the state of Morelos went back to guerrilla
war fighting 30,000 well-armed federals in small units of 100 or
VENUSTIANO CARRANZA AND PABLO GONZÁLEZ
Library of Congress
Pablo González and Zapata's Death
You can check the entry of the events
leading up to Emilio Zapata's killing in the
Timeline of the Mexican Revolution.
Álvaro Obregón, PABLO GONZÁLEZ,
Jacinto B. Treviño
three generals at a restaurant in Chapultepec, May 1920 (left to