My paternal family has origins in Veracruz-Puebla area, in occidental Mexico. in my family tree i have a Joaquin Pastrana born in 1845 in Atilxco,Puebla, near the site of battle of 5 de mayo, but do not know about his military history. I dont have e-mail and wish to compart with you mi info, if you want, please write by snail-mail to: R. D. Pastrana. G. Ave. Juarez # 309 Sur. Los Aldamas, N.L. MEXICO 66900 please send the info you had an I can repply with mi family tree, back to 1534 with the Pastrana Conquistadores of Mexico!