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red if practicable each in his own way. In the meantime, on May 1st, General Sprague, a Federal officer, arrived at the mouth of Red river with dispatches from General Canby, demanding the surrender of the Trans-Mississippi department by Gen. Kirby Smith. Thereupon steps were taken for negotiations looking to that result. The Conl this homeward movement. Governor Murrah, learning that the camps were broken up, dispatched Col. Ashbel Smith and W. P. Ballinger to New Orleans to inform General Canby that the Texas troops were discharged and that no further resistance was intended. The terms of surrender signed by S. B. Buckner, lieutenant-general, and chief of staff for Gen. Kirby Smith, and by P. J. Osterhaus, major-general, and chief of staff for Major-General Canby, on the 26th of May, 1865, provided for acts of war on the part of the troops to cease, the officers and men to be paroled, and allowed to return to their homes with the assurance that they will not be disturbed, so l
Appendix. A Supplemental account of the service of Texas commands Outside that State-Compiled from the official records. Sibley's campaign in New Mexico. in the battle of Valverde, fought near the ford on the Rio Grande above Fort Craig, the Federals were commanded by Gen. E. R. S. Canby, and Col. Thomas Green was in immediate command of the Confederate forces. The action was brought on in the morning of the 21St of February, 1862, by an attack upon a reconnoitering party under Major Pyron, who was reinforced by a battalion under Scurry and Teel's battery. At noon, Green, who was threatening the fort on the south side of the mesa, was ordered up to the scene of action, and he brought into the fight several companies of his regiment, and the lancers of Captains Lang and McCown under Major Lockridge, sending three companies under McNeill to drive the enemy from the mesa. Green then took command of the line of battle by order of General Sibley. Describing the action he says
the Fourth Texas mounted volunteers. Early in 1862 this regiment was in the brigade of Gen. Henry H. Sibley that set out for the conquest of New Mexico. This expedition was one of the most trying of any of the campaigns of the war. The hardships endured in marching through a rocky, sterile country, in many places destitute of water or of anything to sustain life, made it one never to be forgotten by those who participated. At Valverde the Confederates encountered a Union force under General Canby. Here was fought an obstinate battle in which victory lay long in the balance, though it finally declared for the Confederates. Soon after the Confederates occupied Sante Fe. At Johnson's ranch another battle was fought, in which both sides claimed the victory. Two days later, at Glorieta, the Confederates under Scurry gained another success. The utter impossibility of subsisting his army, however, soon compelled Sibley's retreat. With great difficulty he extricated his army from th