, N. M., April 26
It affords pleasure to announce to you another glorious victory, achieved by the Texan
confederate army of New-Mexico
The battle of Gloutta was fought on the twenty-seventh of March, by eleven hundred Texans under Colonel Scurry
, and over two thousand Federals, under Colonel Slough
, of the Pike
's Peak volunteers.
We whipped and utterly routed them after six hours hard fighting.
They left five hundred and seventeen dead and wounded on the field.
Their loss, however, is now learned to be over seven hundred.
Victory was gained by the loss of the brave Majors Roguet
, of the Fourth, and Major Shropshire
of the Fifth; our loss in killed and wounded being sixty-seven.
”--Texas State Gazette, April 28
[This is a rebel account of the battle of Apache Pass.--Ed.