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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 67 9 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 42 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 21 1 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 18 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 18 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 12 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 10 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 10 0 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.1, Texas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 10 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Roberts, Benjamin Stone 1811-1875 (search)
s assistant geologist of the State of New York. In 1842 he went to Russia to assist Colonel Whistler in building railroads there. Returning, he was admitted to the bar and began law practice in Iowa in 1843, and when the war with Mexico broke out he re-entered the army as first lieutenant of mounted rifles, and served under General Lane. In 1861 he was major of the 3d Cavalry on duty in New Mexico, and afterwards being in command of the Southern District under General Canby, he defended Fort Craig against Texan forces under Sibley. He was ordered to Washington; commissioned a brigadier-general of volunteers (July 20, 1862) ; and was assigned to duty in the Army of Virginia under Pope, as chief of cavalry. He commanded a division of the 19th Corps in Louisiana in the summer of 1864, and from October, 1864, to Jan. 24, 1865, was chief of cavalry in the Department of the Gulf. In the summer of 1865 he was in command in west Tennessee. In 1866 he was brevetted major-general of volun
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Sibley, Henry Hopkins 1816-1886 (search)
Sibley, Henry Hopkins 1816-1886 Military officer; born in Nachitoches, La., May 25, 1816; graduated at West Point in 1838, entering the dragoons and serving in the Seminole War. He also served in the war against Mexico. In February, 1861, he was major of dragoons, and was serving against Indians in New Mexico; but in May he joined the Confederates, accepted the commission of brigadier-general in their army, and led a force from Texas for the conquest of New Mexico. At Fort Craig he was repulsed (June 5, 1862) and was driven over the mountains into Texas. In 1869-74 he was in the service of the Khedive of Egypt. He died in Fredericksburg, Va., Aug. 23, 1886.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New Mexico, (search)
1860 Miguel A. Otero having thrice served as delegate to Congress, also as attorney-general and United States district attorney for the Territory, appointed secretary of New Mexico by President Lincoln......1861 Maj. Isaac Lynde, U. S. A., in command at Fort Fillmore, surrenders the fort and his entire command of 700 to Lieut.-Col. John R. Baylor, Confederate......July 27, 1861 Confederates under Gen. H. F. Sibley defeat the Federals under Colonel Canby at Valverde, 10 miles below Fort Craig......Feb. 21, 1862 Battle at Apache Cañon, near Santa Fe; Colonel Slough defeats the Confederates under Colonel Scurry......March 28, 1862 Santa Fe, in possession of the Confederates since March 11, 1862, is recovered by the Federals......April 21, 1862 Territory of Arizona formed from part of New Mexico......Feb. 24, 1863 Governor Connelly dies; W. F. M. Arny acting governor......1865 Portion of New Mexico above 37° attached to Colorado......1867 By act of Congress peon
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Valverde, battle of. (search)
Valverde, battle of. General Canby, commander of the Department of New Mexico, was at Fort Craig, on the Rio Grande, early in 1862. At that time Col. H. H. Sibley, a Louisianian, had invaded New Mexico with 2,300 Texas Rangers, many of them veterans who had fought the Indians. Sibley issued a proclamation demanding from the inhabitants aid for and allegiance to his troops. Feeling confident of success, he moved towards Fort Craig to attack Canby. His light field-pieces could not injure the fort, so he crossed the Rio Grande below and out of reach of the guns of the fort for the purpose of drawing Canby out. In this he was successful. Canby threw e was shot dead. At length the Nationals, panicstricken by the fierceness of the charge, broke and fled, and did not stop until they had reached the shelter of Fort Craig. That flight was one of the most disgraceful scenes of the war. Canby was compelled to see the victory snatched from him just as it seemed to be secured. Sibl