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This is where the West was won . . . by the North!
Apache Canyon is a storied site in the history of the Old West, and in 1862 was the scene of a Confederate disaster, when their supply train was destroyed during the battle at Glorieta Pass.
During the Battle of Glorieta Pass, the 4th and 7th Texas Cavalry flanked and engaged the 1st Colorado on this spot. The sod structure below was used as a hospital by both Union and Confederate troops during the battle.
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