e of Valverde
heroism and death of McRae
fight at Apache Pass
Rebels occupy Santa Fe
they abandon New Mexico.
The frontiers of Texas, Mexican and savage, were lly accepted a furlough, suggested by Loring, and quickly repaired under it to Santa Fe, the Headquarters of the department, making a revelation of Crittenden's treaces encountered,
March 24. at Cañon Glorietta, or Apache Pass, 15 miles from Santa Fe, near Fort Union, a new Federal force of 1,300, composed partly of regulars, b g before, Slough took 57 prisoners, with a loss of only 15.
Sibley entered Santa Fe in triumph soon afterward, meeting no further resistance.
He collected there ies had been ordered to meet him, leaving his sick and wounded in hospitals at Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and Socorro, to fare as they might.
He naively reports that sufcross those desolate mountains, in the rear of the flying foe, but returned to Santa Fe, whence his order, of even date
May 4, 1862. with Sibley's official report,