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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 20 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 18 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) 14 0 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. 11 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 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
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 20, 1863., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Green, Thomas 1816- (search)
Green, Thomas 1816- Military officer; born in Virginia in 1816; settled in Texas early in life; served in the war with Mexico: and when the Civil War began joined the Confederate army, and took part in the engagements of Valverde, Bisland, and Galveston, and the capture of the United States revenue-cutter Harriet Lane. In 1863 he defeated the National army in the action of Bayou la Fourche; was promoted major-general in recognition of his gallantry; and was fatally wounded at Pleasant Hill, La., by a shot from a United States war-ship, April 12, 1864, and died two days afterwards.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New Mexico, (search)
nment drafts. Thus, at one sweep, nearly one-half of the government troops of New Mexico were lost to its service. Late in 1861, Gen. Edward R. S. Canby (q. v.) was appointed to the command of the military department of New Mexico. Civil war was then kindling in that region Around him the loyal people of the Territory gathered; and his regular troops, New Mexican levies, and volunteers gave him sufficient force to meet any Confederates which might be sent against him He fought them at Valverde, and was discomfited; but there were soon such accessions to his ranks that he drove the Confederates over the mountains into Texas. See Cabeza De Vaca (The journey through New Mexico); United States, New Mexico, in vol. IX. Governors [A list of the governors ruling in New Mexico previous to 1846, with notes, may be found in Historical sketches of New Mexico, by L. Bradford Prince. A list of names only, in The annual statistician and economist, L. P. McCarty, 1889, and elsewhere.]
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New Mexico, (search)
d attending......Jan. 23, 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
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 ibley might attempt to gain. There a skirmish ensued, and the Nationals retired to the fort. On the following day (Feb. 21) a considerable force of cavalry, artillery, and infantry, under Lieutenant-Colonel Roberts, crossed the river, and at Valverde, 7 miles north of the fort, a severe battle occurred. Canby was about to make a general advance, when about 1,000 Texans, horse and foot, armed with carbines, revolvers, and bowieknives, suddenly burst from a thick wood and attacked two of the