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Confederate Arizona

Index Confederate Arizona

Confederate Arizona, officially the Territory of Arizona, and also known as Arizona Territory, was a territory claimed by the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War, between 1861 and 1865. [1]

84 relations: American Civil War, Apache, Arizona, Arizona Rangers, Arizona Territory, Attorney general, Bascom affair, Battle of Apache Pass, Battle of Canada Alamosa, Battle of Cookes Canyon, Battle of Glorieta Pass, Battle of Picacho Pass, Battle of Pinos Altos, Battle of Stanwix Station, Battle of the Florida Mountains, Bethel Coopwood, Butterfield Overland Mail, California, California Column, Company A, Arizona Rangers, Confederate States Constitution, Confederate States of America, Congress of the Confederate States, Cornell University Library, Desert, Eastern United States, Edward Canby, El Paso, Texas, First Battle of Dragoon Springs, First Battle of Mesilla, Fort Craig, Fort Fillmore, Fort Quitman, Fort Selden, Fort Thorn, New Mexico, Fort Yuma, Frontier, Gadsden Purchase, Gila River, Government in exile, Governor, Granville Henderson Oury, Indian removal, Internet Archive, James Henry Tevis, Jefferson Davis, John R. Baylor, Jornada del Muerto, Legislature, Lewis Owings, ..., Lieutenant colonel, Marcus H. MacWillie, Mesilla, New Mexico, New Mexico, New Mexico Campaign, New Mexico Territory, New Mexico Territory in the American Civil War, Ordinance of Secession, Organ Mountains (New Mexico), Parallel 36°30′ north, Pinos Altos, New Mexico, President of the Confederate States of America, Provisional government, Republic of Sonora, San Antonio, San Diego Crossing, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Secession in the United States, Second Battle of Mesilla, Siege of Tubac, Skirmish near Fort Thorn, New Mexico Territory, Slave states and free states, Territory, Traditional Arizona, Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War, Tucson, Arizona, United States, United States Congress, United States Government Publishing Office, West Texas, William Walker (filibuster), 1st Confederate States Congress, 2nd Confederate States Congress, 34th parallel north. Expand index (34 more) »

American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Apache

The Apache are a group of culturally related Native American tribes in the Southwestern United States, which include the Chiricahua, Jicarilla, Lipan, Mescalero, Salinero, Plains and Western Apache.

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Arizona

Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.

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Arizona Rangers

The Arizona Rangers are an Arizona unpaid, non-commissioned civilian auxiliary nonprofit that is available to assist and support law enforcement modeled on the Texas Rangers.

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Arizona Territory

The Territory of Arizona (also known as Arizona Territory) was a territory of the United States that existed from February 24, 1863 until February 14, 1912, when the remaining extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the state of Arizona.

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Attorney general

In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General (sometimes abbreviated as AG) or Attorney-General (plural: Attorneys General (traditional) or Attorney Generals) is the main legal advisor to the government, and in some jurisdictions, they may also have executive responsibility for law enforcement, prosecutions or even responsibility for legal affairs generally.

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Bascom affair

The Bascom affair was a confrontation between Apache Indians and the United States Army under Lt.

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Battle of Apache Pass

The Battle of Apache Pass was fought in 1862 at Apache Pass, Arizona, in the United States, between Apache warriors and the Union volunteers of the California Column as it marched from California to capture Confederate Arizona and to reinforce New Mexico's Union army.

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Battle of Canada Alamosa

The Battle of Canada Alamosa was a skirmish of the American Civil War on the late evening and morning of September 24 and 25, 1861.

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Battle of Cookes Canyon

The Battle of Cookes Canyon was a military engagement fought between settlers from Confederate Arizona and Chiricahua Apaches in August 1861.

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Battle of Glorieta Pass

The Battle of Glorieta Pass, fought from March 26–28, 1862, in the northern New Mexico Territory, was the decisive battle of the New Mexico Campaign during the American Civil War.

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Battle of Picacho Pass

The Battle of Picacho Pass or the Battle of Picacho Peak was an engagement of the American Civil War on April 15, 1862.

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Battle of Pinos Altos

The Battle of Pinos Altos was a military action of the Apache Wars.

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Battle of Stanwix Station

Stanwix Station, in western Arizona, was a stop on the Butterfield Overland Mail Stagecoach line built in the later 1850s near the Gila River about east of Yuma, Arizona.

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Battle of the Florida Mountains

The Battle of the Florida Mountains was an action of the Apache Wars.

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Bethel Coopwood

Bethel Coopwood (1827–1907) was a soldier in the Mexican–American War and the American Civil War, a lawyer, judge, and historian.

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Butterfield Overland Mail

The Butterfield Overland Mail Trail was a stagecoach service in the United States, operating from 1857 to 1861.

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California

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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California Column

The California Column was a force of Union volunteers sent to Arizona and New Mexico during the American Civil War.

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Company A, Arizona Rangers

Company A, Arizona Rangers was one of the Confederate military units raised in the Confederate Arizona Territory.

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Confederate States Constitution

The Confederate States Constitution, formally the Constitution of the Confederate States of America, was the supreme law of the Confederate States, as adopted on March 11, 1861, and in effect from February 22, 1862, through the conclusion of the American Civil War.

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Confederate States of America

The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865.

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Congress of the Confederate States

The Confederate States Congress was both the provisional and "permanent" legislative assembly of the Confederate States of America that existed from 1861 to 1865.

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Cornell University Library

The Cornell University Library is the library system of Cornell University.

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Desert

A desert is a barren area of landscape where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life.

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Eastern United States

The Eastern United States, commonly referred to as the American East or simply the East, is a region roughly coinciding with the boundaries of the United States established in the 1783 Treaty of Paris, which bounded the new country to the west along the Mississippi River.

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Edward Canby

Edward Richard Sprigg Canby (November 9, 1817 – April 11, 1873) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War.

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El Paso, Texas

El Paso (from Spanish, "the pass") is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States.

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First Battle of Dragoon Springs

The First Battle of Dragoon Springs was a minor skirmish between a small troop of Confederate dragoons of Governor John R. Baylor's Arizona Rangers, and a band of Apache warriors during the American Civil War.

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First Battle of Mesilla

The First Battle of Mesilla, was fought on July 25, 1861 at Mesilla in New Mexico Territory, in present-day Doña Ana County, New Mexico.

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Fort Craig

Fort Craig was a U.S. Army fort located along El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, near Elephant Butte Lake State Park and the Rio Grande in Socorro County, New Mexico.

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Fort Fillmore

Fort Fillmore, located at 32°13′30″N 106°42′52″W, was a United States military fortification established by Colonel Edwin Vose Sumner in September 1851 near Mesilla in what is now New Mexico, primarily for the purpose of protecting settlers and traders traveling to California.

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Fort Quitman

Fort Quitman was a United States Army installation on the Rio Grande in Texas, south of present-day Sierra Blanca, 20 miles southeast of McNary in southern Hudspeth County.

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Fort Selden

Fort Selden was a United States Army post, occupying the area in what is now Radium Springs, New Mexico.

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Fort Thorn, New Mexico

Fort Thorn or Fort Thorne, originally Cantonment Garland, was a settlement and military outpost located on the west bank of the Rio Grande, northwest of present-day Hatch, and west of Salem in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States.

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Fort Yuma

Fort Yuma was a fort in California located in Imperial County, across the Colorado River from Yuma, Arizona.

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Frontier

A frontier is the political and geographical area near or beyond a boundary.

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Gadsden Purchase

The Gadsden Purchase (known in Mexico as Venta de La Mesilla, "Sale of La Mesilla") is a region of present-day southern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico that the United States purchased via a treaty signed on December 30, 1853, by James Gadsden, U.S. ambassador to Mexico at that time.

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Gila River

The Gila River (O'odham Pima: Keli Akimel or simply Akimel, Quechan: Haa Siʼil) is a tributary of the Colorado River flowing through New Mexico and Arizona in the United States.

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Government in exile

A government in exile is a political group which claims to be a country or semi-sovereign state's legitimate government, but is unable to exercise legal power and instead resides in another state or foreign country.

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Governor

A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state.

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Granville Henderson Oury

Granville Henderson Oury (March 12, 1825 – January 11, 1891) was a nineteenth-century American politician, lawyer, judge, soldier and miner.

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Indian removal

Indian removal was a forced migration in the 19th century whereby Native Americans were forced by the United States government to leave their ancestral homelands in the eastern United States to lands west of the Mississippi River, specifically to a designated Indian Territory (roughly, modern Oklahoma).

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Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.

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James Henry Tevis

James Henry Tevis (1837–1905) was an Arizona pioneer who founded Teviston, Arizona, later renamed Bowie, Arizona in 1910.

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Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis (June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889) was an American politician who served as the only President of the Confederate States from 1861 to 1865.

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John R. Baylor

John R. Baylor (born John Robert Baylor; July 27, 1822 – February 6, 1894) was an American politician and a senior officer of the Confederate States Army.

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Jornada del Muerto

The name Jornada del Muerto is translated loosely from Spanish, historically referring to it as the "Journey of the Dead Man", though the modern literal translation is closer to "The Working Day of the Dead".

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Legislature

A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.

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Lewis Owings

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Lieutenant colonel

Lieutenant colonel is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies, most marine forces and some air forces of the world, above a major and below a colonel.

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Marcus H. MacWillie

Marcus H. MacWillie was a politician who represented the Confederate Arizona Territory in the Congress of the Confederate States during the American Civil War.

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Mesilla, New Mexico

Mesilla (also known as La Mesilla and Old Mesilla) is a town in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States.

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New Mexico

New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.

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New Mexico Campaign

The New Mexico Campaign was a military operation of the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War from February to April 1862 in which Confederate Brigadier General Henry Hopkins Sibley invaded the northern New Mexico Territory in an attempt to gain control of the Southwest, including the gold fields of Colorado and the ports of California.

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New Mexico Territory

The Territory of New Mexico was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed (with varying boundaries) from September 9, 1850, until January 6, 1912, when the remaining extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of New Mexico, making it the longest-lived organized incorporated territory of the United States, lasting approximately 62 years.

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New Mexico Territory in the American Civil War

The New Mexico Territory, which included the areas which became the modern U.S. states of New Mexico and Arizona as well as the southern part of Nevada, played a role in the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War.

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Ordinance of Secession

The Ordinance of Secession is the general name given to documents drafted and ratified in 1860 and 1861 by each of the thirteen southern states and the Territory of Arizona formally seceding from the United States of America.

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Organ Mountains (New Mexico)

The Organ Mountains are a rugged mountain range in southern New Mexico in the Southwestern United States.

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Parallel 36°30′ north

The parallel 36°30′ north is a circle of latitude that is 36 and one-half degrees north of the equator of the Earth.

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Pinos Altos, New Mexico

Pinos Altos is a census-designated place in Grant County, New Mexico.

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President of the Confederate States of America

The President of the Confederate States of America was the elected head of state and government of the Confederate States.

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Provisional government

A provisional government, also called a morning or transitional government, is an emergency governmental authority set up to manage a political transition, generally in the cases of new nations or following the collapse of the previous governing administration.

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Republic of Sonora

The Republic of Sonora was a short-lived declared federal republic composed of two states: the controlled Baja California (present day Baja California and Baja California Sur) and non-controlled Sonora.

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San Antonio

San Antonio (Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh most populous city in the United States and the second most populous city in both Texas and the Southern United States.

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San Diego Crossing

San Diego Crossing, was a major ford on the Rio Grande, in Doña Ana County, New Mexico during the 19th Century.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe (or; Tewa: Ogha Po'oge, Yootó) is the capital of the U.S. state of New Mexico.

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Secession in the United States

In the context of the United States, secession primarily refers to the withdrawal of one or more States from the Union that constitutes the United States; but may loosely refer to leaving a State or territory to form a separate territory or new State, or to the severing of an area from a city or county within a State.

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Second Battle of Mesilla

The Second Battle of Mesilla was an unusual engagement of the American Civil War.

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Siege of Tubac

The Siege of Tubac was a siege of the Apache Wars, between settlers and militia of Confederate Arizona and Chiricahua Apaches.

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Skirmish near Fort Thorn, New Mexico Territory

The Skirmish near Fort Thorn, New Mexico Territory, or Fight at E Company Grove, was a skirmish of the American Civil War on the morning of September 26, 1861.

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Slave states and free states

In the history of the United States, a slave state was a U.S. state in which the practice of slavery was legal, and a free state was one in which slavery was prohibited or being legally phased out.

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Territory

A territory is an administrative division, usually an area that is under the jurisdiction of a state.

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Traditional Arizona

Prior to the adoption of its name for a U.S. state, Arizona was traditionally defined as the region south of the Gila River to the present-day Mexican border, and between the Colorado River and the Rio Grande.

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Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War

The Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War consists of the major military operations west of the Mississippi River.

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Tucson, Arizona

Tucson is a city and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Congress

The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.

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United States Government Publishing Office

The United States Government Publishing Office (GPO) (formerly the Government Printing Office) is an agency of the legislative branch of the United States federal government.

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West Texas

West Texas is a loosely defined part of the U.S. state of Texas, generally encompassing the arid and semiarid lands west of a line drawn between the cities of Wichita Falls, Abilene, and Del Rio.

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William Walker (filibuster)

William Walker (May 8, 1824 – September 12, 1860) was an American physician, lawyer, journalist and mercenary who organized several private military expeditions into Latin America, with the intention of establishing English-speaking slave colonies under his personal control, an enterprise then known as "filibustering".

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1st Confederate States Congress

The First Confederate States Congress, consisting of the Confederate States Senate and the Confederate States House of Representatives, met from February 18, 1862, to February 17, 1864, during the first two years of Jefferson Davis's presidency, at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia.

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2nd Confederate States Congress

The Second Confederate States Congress, consisting of the Confederate States Senate and the Confederate States House of Representatives, met from May 2, 1864, to March 18, 1865, during the last year of Jefferson Davis's presidency, at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia.

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34th parallel north

The 34th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 34 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.

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Arizona (Confederate States of America), Arizona Territory (CSA), Arizona Territory (Confederate States of America), Arizona Territory (Confederate States), Confederate Territory of Arizona, Territory of Arizona (CSA), Territory of Arizona (Confederate States).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Confederate_Arizona

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