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Glorieta Pass

La Glorieta Pass

March 26 - 28, 1862

Santa Fe County and San Miguel County , New Mexico

Located roughly 25 miles east from Santa Fe, the Glorieta Pass battlefield is located within the Pecos National Historic Park in New Mexico. The battlefield features many classic southwestern mesas, rough canyons, and vistas, a truly unique Civil War battlefield.

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Essential To-Do List:
Glorieta Pass

Get the most out of your Civil War battlefield visit by exploring these recommended To-Dos.

Yes, they fought in New Mexico, too! Visit Glorieta Pass

This is where the West was won . . . by the North!

Get a good look at historic Apache Canyon

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.

See the perspective from Sharpshooter's Ridge

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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The work of the Civil War Trust would not be possible without the tireless support of a wide variety of local and regional partner groups. We thank them for their assistance and dedication.

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