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American Civil War New Mexico Map of Battles __ You will find click-to-read histories, locations of battles, flags and more. - illustrated - From -

The Civil War in New Mexico__ "Most military writers have neglected the role New Mexicans played in the Civil War. In most accounts of the Civil War in New Mexico, you will read about the exploits of the California and Colorado Volunteers and the much-vaunted “Regulars", while the New Mexican volunteers are only mentioned in passing." This web site helps make up for some of that neglect. - From Unknown -

The Civil War in New Mexico __ You will find a general overview, information about notable people, historic photos and more. - illustrated - From -

Civil War Timeline in New Mexico __ Annotated timeline of important dates and events - From -

Civil War Traveler - New Mexico __ You will find general information and special pages dedicated to various historic sites. - illustrated - From -

New Mexico CultureNet - The Civil War in New Mexico__ Learn about this very interesting and largely unknown segment of the Civil War. "Many people do not know that the Civil War was fought as far west as New Mexico, but in fact there was a vigourous campaign conducted here... Confederate forces, led by Lt. Col John R. Baylor succeeded in capturing the major city of Albuquerque and the capital city of Santa Fe. The Confederates attempted to reshape the destiny of this region, briefly establishing a new territory capital at Mesilla, but their reign lasted only one year." - illustrated - From New Mexico CultureNet -

New Mexico Territory in the American Civil War __ An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia -


Northeast New Mexico - Civil War in New Mexico 1861-1862 __ "In a narrow and wooded pass called Glorieta, the rocky canyon walls once echoed with roaring cannons and the cries of brave men fighting and dying."  History of Civil War battles in Northeast New Mexico. - From -  

Union Regiments - New Mexico__ Organization and service history of New Mexico military units (cavalry, artillery, infantry). - From The Civil War Archive -



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