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8 edition of The Civil War in West Texas and New Mexico found in the catalog.

The Civil War in West Texas and New Mexico

the lost letterbook of Brigadier General Henry Hopkins Sibley

by Henry Hopkins Sibley

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Published by Texas Western Press in El Paso, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • New Mexico,
  • United States,
  • Confederate States of America
    • Subjects:
    • Sibley, Henry Hopkins, 1816-1886 -- Correspondence.,
    • Confederate States of America. Army -- Correspondence.,
    • Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence.,
    • Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.,
    • New Mexico -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.,
    • Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.,
    • New Mexico -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-187) and index.

      Statementedited and with an introduction by John P. Wilson and Jerry Thompson.
      GenreCorrespondence., Personal narratives., Personal narratives, Confederate.
      SeriesSouthwestern studies (El Paso, Tex.) ;, no. 108
      ContributionsWilson, John P., Thompson, Jerry D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467.1.S56 S53 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination193 p. :
      Number of Pages193
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3957637M
      ISBN 100874042836
      LC Control Number2001090216
      OCLC/WorldCa48617099

      Step 2. Consult a map of the Civil War to choose sites that fit into your travel plans. Civil War battles took place in 26 different states, opening up a plethora of options for you to visit no. He immediately demanded that Congress appropriate funds for war, proclaiming that the Mexicans had initiated a full- blown conflict. Somewhat reluctantly, Congress agreed, and the Mexican War began. The Mexican War lasted one and a half years, and ranged all throughout Texas, New Mexico, and California, and even into the Mexican interior.

      New Mexico Territory During the Civil War: Wallen and Evans Inspection Reports, – edited by Jerry D. Thompson, University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, , $ New Mexico Territory During the Civil War: Wallen and Evans Inspection Reports, Edited with an Introduction by Jerry D. Thompson

      Chicago: For the Author, First. Hard Bound. G+. Gutter repair. Rest VG+ / None. Item # An autobiography and unit history of the 4th Texas Cavalry. There is very little written on the conflict in the Far West in New Mexico, West Texas, and Arizona. The major campaign was named for the Confederate commander, Sibley. Covers 4th Texas Cavalry and Sibley's Campaign.   Latham says event supporters are failing to see the event’s connection to the area’s history of racism. After the Civil War, the KKK conducted night rides in Trinity County to terrorize newly freed black people, according to the Texas State Historical Association. In , the Slocum Massacre occurred in nearby Anderson County, where a mob of white men executed at least eight black citizens.


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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Infar from the bloodied fields of Virgin /5(3). There are many stories from the Civil War; some of the ones that took place in the West have been overlooked. Texas and New Mexico Territory (present-day New Mexico and Arizona) were the scene of fierce fights and courageous actions on both sides.

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Civil War in Texas and New Mexico Territory book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. There is enough detail to give the read /5(3). The New Mexico Territory, which included the areas which became the modern U.S.

states of New Mexico and Arizona as well as the southern part of present-day Nevada, played a small but significant role in the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil e its remoteness from the major battlefields of the east and its existence on the still sparsely populated and largely undeveloped.

Valley. Indeed, the term “Civil War in the West” often is construed to mean the war in Kentucky, Tennessee and the Mississippi Valley and the other states flanking it, and even the Atlanta campaign. It would never occur to many Americans that anything connected with the Civil War happened farther “out West.” Yet New Mexico Territory was an.

Civil War in West Texas and New Mexico provides new and exciting details to Sibley's ill-fated and grandiose dreams for a Confederate empire in the Southwest.

Of the individual letters the letterbook contains, only eight have been identified as having been published in the Official Records. With Union Troops gone from the southern part of New Mexico Territory as well as Texas, the 2nd Texas Mounted Rifles under Lieutenant Colonel John R.

Baylor were sent to occupy the series of forts along the western Texas frontier, as well as advancing into New Mexico to attack the Union forts along the Rio Grande River. About six miles southeast of Mesilla sat the tiny post of Fort Fillmore.

The Civil War. For many Americans this conflict evokes images of the storied battlefields of North and South and of dramatic changes in the lives of Americans of African and Anglo descent. had been banned by the Mexican government and only a few dozen enslaved African Americans lived in the arid lands of west Texas and New Mexico.

Many. Civil War in Texas and New Mexico Book $ The Civil War in the West has not been the focus of much attention, but it was the location of fierce fighting and stormy conflicts.

Between and the violent struggles of the Civil War extended into the Western Territories, where they were complicated by the involvement of the Indians. The Confederate leaders had planned to annex a corridor from the Rio Grande in Texas to the California coast.

Thus they would have had a pathway to the Pacific Ocean, areas rich in minerals, new territory for the expansion of slavery 3/5(1). 5 Old West Forts That Will Transport You Through New Mexico’s Past. When the U.S.

claimed the New Mexico Territory, after the Mexican-American War, the U.S. set up a string of forts across the Territory to protect travelers and settlers from Indian raids, and to keep an eye out for other possible uprisings. The Battle of Glorieta: Union Victory in the West.

Texas A&M University Press, ISBN X. Alberts, Don, Editor. Rebels on the Rio Grande: The Civil War Journal of A.B. Peticolas.

State House Press, ISBN Colton, Ray. The Civil War in the Western Territories: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.

After Abraham Lincoln’s election in November and the secession of seven Southern states over the next few months, once-unthinkable civil war loomed. That put southern California and the New Mexico Territory, then comprising present-day Arizona, New Mexico and southern Nevada, in the crosshairs.

Young Ben Logan, his family lost in the Civil War, sells his Texas ranch and heads west. At Fort Union in the New Mexico Territory, he meets a young widow and while traveling to Santa Fe, a strong mutual interest develops. But she returns to her Tennessee family, leaving Ben wondering if he will ever see her again.

In search of copper, Ben scales Mount Baldy in Moreno Valley and finds a. Get this from a library. Civil War in Texas and New Mexico territory. [Steve Cottrell; Andy Thomas] -- There are many stories from the Civil War; some of the ones that place in the West have been overlooked.

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Texas also played a major role economically during the war - supplying the Confederacy with food, clothing, and arms and serving as an outlet for Confederate cotton via the Republic of Mexico.

Militarily, it must be pointed out that Texas was a frontier area and had only a minor impact on the course and the outcome of the war. The Civil War was a major turning point in American history. Our growing nation was deeply divided, and the resulting battles are legendary.

The end of slavery and the beginning of Reconstruction marked a new era for the nation. Texas played an important role in the war, and many historic sites, museums, monuments and cemeteries tell the stories.Civil War in Texas and New Mexico Territory by Steve Cottrell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.The annexation of Texas and the acquisition of the Southwest following the war against Mexico posed significant challenges for the United States army in the west.

Previously, idealistic policy-makers had assumed that expansion would occur from east to west, in a gradual, predictable process.