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The Daily Dispatch: May 30, 1862., [Electronic resource], The battle of
The battle of Glorietta. [From the Houston (Texas) TelegraphMay 5.] Our gallant Bill Scurry, with his "ragged Texans," has gained another victory over the Federals in New Mexico. The importance of this victory will be understood when the strategy that led to it is explained. Glorietta is the name of a canon about is old Fort Union road. Fort Union lies a little north of the St. Louis and Santa Fe road, and is about 70 miles from Santa Fe. From the east of the mountain there are two passes, one through this canon and one at Galisteo. Fort Union, the strangest fort in New Mexico, has been heavily not only with regulars, but with powerful detachment of Pike's Peak volunteers: It is to be observed that Pike's Peak is about 200 miles north of Santa Fe, and the population is made up of adventurous men from the Northwestern States. They are naturally abolitionists, and, being without the ties of family, have volunteered answer to Canbys call for help against the Texans. The