Title: Gaspar Castaño de Sosa and His Expedition of 1590
Southwest Crossroads Spotlight
A brief description of Gaspar Castaño de Sosa’s expedition of 1590; related information about the Spanish Inquisition and Luis de Carvajal.
In 1590, Gaspar Castaño de Sosa led an expedition of 170 people from Mexico into New Mexico. Born in Portugal in the middle of the 16th C., Castaño de Sosa administered mining towns in northern Mexico under the leadership of Luis de Carvajal y de l...