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5 edition of The Battle of Glorieta Pass found in the catalog.

The Battle of Glorieta Pass

A Gettysburg in the West, March 26-28, 1862

by Thomas S. Edrington

  • 237 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by University of New Mexico Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • New Mexico,
  • General,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877),
  • United States - Civil War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8167038M
    ISBN 100826322875
    ISBN 109780826322876

      Confederate weapons at the Battle of Glorieta Pass. Small Arms & Edged Weapons: 0: Dec 9, Question on Spencer Carbine and Colt Dragoon Revolver from Glorieta Pass: Civil War History Discussion: 1: th Anniversary of Glorieta Pass! Trans Mississippi Theaters: Op-ed: Glorieta Pass was important battle.   Editorial Reviews. Recounting the adventures of five people caught in a quandary of allegiances and passions brought on by the Civil War, this engrossing debut dramatizes the preamble to the battle between Texans fighting for the South and Union troops reinforced by ragtag Coloradans at Glorieta Pass, just outside Santa Fe, : Book View Cafe.

      Now, 50 years later, a modern history book (America Aflame by David Goldfield) tells me that "The Battle of Glorieta Pass makes it into most Civil War books primarily because readers in the. The interior text pages are near flawless. The author tells a profoundly affecting tale of the Civil War most people don't know: that of the New Mexico Campaign waged in the Southwest territories of the United States. Called the "Gettysburg of the West;' the Battle of Glorieta Pass was a key battle in that campaign.

    Glorieta Pass Publisher's Summary The Texan Confederate armies, under General Henry H. Sibley, had their supply train destroyed by the 1st Colorado Union Volunteers at Glorieta Pass, and have only one prize remaining: A battery of Union artillery captured at the Battle of Valverde. Book Descriptions: Heroes of Glorieta Pass is a compelling, unforgettable story of love, loyalty, intrigue, and war, set in America’s western territories during the Civil War. The Confederacy attempted to split California from the Union, controlling access to the West by blocking commerce and immigration along the Platte River Trails, and gaining access to the mineral wealth of the Southwest.


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The Battle of Glorieta Pass by Thomas S. Edrington Download PDF EPUB FB2

Well, I was looking for a book that described the battle of Glorieta Pass in New Mexico but read a book that dealt with people only. The battle itself only took up a half dozen pages. The rest of the book developed the characters, their relationships and where they thought they were headed.

That was nice, but not a good military book/5(). Nagle has an intimate knowledge of the terrain and the steps leading up to and through the battle at Glorieta Pass, just outside of what was then the tiny village of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

The characters are fully developed, the plot is tight, and the facts of the actual battle of Glorieta Pass are accurate/5. The Battle of Glorieta could then be seen as a clear Union tactical and strategic victory.

Although the fighting around Pigeon’s Ranch was a draw, the Texans having gained two miles of Santa Fe Trail while taking almost identical casualties as their foe (some 48 killed and 60 wounded), the destruction of the Rebels’ supply train was an.

I have a decedent that fought this battle, James Sampson. I have read the book boldly they rode, which the writer who was a lieutenant in the battle makes the claim the union won the battle.

In the book the Battle of Glorieta Pass gives resounding evidence that the confederates won the battle and were heavily outnumbered.4/5. Civil War Battle of Glorieta Pass trail guide. [Tucson, Ariz.]: Western National Parks Association, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Bob Mallin; Don E Alberts; John Taylor; Western National.

On the morning of MaConfederate and Union armies met in Glorieta Pass in the southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains of New Mexico.

A series of skirmishes, jockeying for position, and a pitched battle on March 28 took a heavy toll on both sides and left the Rebels under Gen. Henry Hopkins Sibley apparently victorious over Gen.

John P. Slough's troops. There’s still more to see. Next let’s hike the Battlefield Trail and explore the place where the Battle of Glorieta Pass, also known as the Gettysburg of the West, was fought.

Though this pass is well-known for being a place of Civil War battle, humans have actually traveled on it for o years. Buy The Battle of Glorieta Pass: A Gettysburg in the West, Marchby Thomas S Edrington, John Taylor online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions. Now, 50 years later, a modern history book (America Aflame by David Goldfield) tells me that "The Battle of Glorieta Pass makes it into most Civil War books primarily because readers in the Southwest and California want to be included in the great American drama.

So here it is. Buy a cheap copy of Glorieta Pass (Civil War in the Far book by P.G. Nagle. It's called the Gettysburg of the West, the battle for control of Glorieta Pass, near Santa Fe. At stake is a route to Colorado's gold and San Francisco's Free shipping over $/5(4).

An easy afternoon read, The Battle of Glorieta Pass does an admirable job of explaining what happened during three cold days in New Mexico (in the s.)"— The New Mexican "A highly readable account that will appeal to general readers and military history buffs alike."—.

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Taylor. In a small army of Texans invaded New Mexico in order to win it for the Confederacy. Following the third day of the Battle of Glorieta Pass, the Texans Free shipping over $ The Battle of Glorieta Pass On Saturday, MaColorado Militia Colonel John Potts Slough led his troops out of Fort Union to meet the Texan Confederate army that had seized Santa Fe twelve days earlier—the same day Slough and his Colorado Militia, or Pike’s Peakers, had arrived at Fort Union.

Get this from a library. The battle of Glorieta Pass: a Gettysburg in the West, March[Thomas S Edrington; John Taylor]. Check out this great listen on The Texan Confederate armies, under General Henry H. Sibley, had their supply train destroyed by the 1st Colorado Union Volunteers at Glorieta Pass, and have only one prize remaining: A battery of Union artillery captured at the Battle of Valverde.

The T. The Battle of Glorieta Pass, written jointly by John and retired Sandian Tom Edrington, a history buff and former deputy director of Surety Assessment Centerhit local bookstores in May.

It tells the story of a three-day battle in March at Glorieta Pass where. Bloody Valverde. A Civil War Battle on the Rio Grande, Febru By John Taylor. $ Paperback: Carefully reconstructed in this book is the first full account of what happened on both sides of the line before, during, and after the battle.

The Battle of Glorieta Pass. A Gettysburg in the West, MarchBy Thomas S. The Battle of Glorieta Pass, often referred to as “The Gettysburg of the West”, is attributed to ending a Confederate charge into the West and thus ending the Civil War in the Western US.

This historic battle ground and surrounding strategic locations are well preserved with accurate battle strategies documented for March Santa Fe travelers. Edward Richard Sprigg Canby (November 9, – Ap ) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War.

In –, Canby commanded the Department of New Mexico, defeating the Confederate General Henry Hopkins Sibley at the Battle of Glorieta Pass, forcing him to retreat to the war's end, he took the surrender of Generals Commands held: Department of New Mexico.

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