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New Mexico -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Kit Carson papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232537388]
Identifier: Vault MSS 513
Scope and Contents Correspondence, military dispatches, a deed, a Taos County Resolution, and two payment vouchers. Nine of these items are personal in nature and are addressed to Carson from friends and family members. The remaining thirty-five letters are concerned with and document Indian affairs. They include instructions from superiors, official correspondence regarding military actions during the American Civil War in the West. They document aspects of the Jicarilla War of 1854-55, the Mescalero...
Dates: 1854-1867

Engagement with the enemy in Apache Canyon

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326081]
Identifier: MSS SC 2739
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account, in pencil, of the Battle of Glorieta Pass at Apache Canyon, New Mexico. Sopris writes about the deployment of the Union forces in the pass, the course of the battle, and the casualties on both sides.

Dates: approximately 1900

Narrative of the surrender of a command of U. S. forces at Fort Fillmore, N. M. in July, A. D. 1861, at the breaking out of the Civil War between the North and the South

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489028]
Identifier: MSS 882
Scope and Contents

Typewritten history. McKee tells the story of the surrender of Fort Fillmore, New Mexico, citing numerous letters and other sources on the incident.

Dates: 1881