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Fort Craig

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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. [1]

37 relations: Albuquerque, New Mexico, Apache, Army of New Mexico, Bastion, Battle of Canada Alamosa, Battle of Valverde, Bureau of Land Management, Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, Canada Alamosa, New Mexico, Cannon, Confederate Arizona, Confederate States Army, Edward Canby, Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Fort Fillmore, Fort Massacre, Fort Union National Monument, Fortification, Henry Hopkins Sibley, Interstate 25, Jornada del Muerto, Las Cruces, New Mexico, Mexican–American War, Mexico, National Register of Historic Places, National Register of Historic Places listings in Socorro County, New Mexico, Native Americans in the United States, Navajo, Rio Grande, Settler, Socorro County, New Mexico, Socorro, New Mexico, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Union (American Civil War), United States, United States Army, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque (Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil; Arawageeki; Vakêêke; Gołgéeki) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Mexico.

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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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Army of New Mexico

The Army of New Mexico, also known as Sibley Brigade, was a small Confederate field army in the American Civil War.

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Bastion

A bastion or bulwark is a structure projecting outward from the curtain wall of a fortification, most commonly angular in shape and positioned at the corners.

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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 Valverde

The Battle of Valverde, or the Battle of Valverde Ford, was fought from February 20 to 21, 1862, near the town of Valverde at a ford of Valverde Creek in Confederate Arizona, in what is today the state of New Mexico.

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Bureau of Land Management

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is an agency within the United States Department of the Interior that administers more than of public lands in the United States which constitutes one-eighth of the landmass of the country.

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Camino Real de Tierra Adentro

The Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (Spanish for "Royal Road of the Interior Land") was a 2560 kilometer (1,600 mile) long trade route between Mexico City and San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, from 1598 to 1882.

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Canada Alamosa, New Mexico

Canada Alamosa (Cañada Alamosa translated as Canyon of the Cottonwoods), is a term historically applied to four geographical features, all in the same immediate area in southwest Socorro and northwest Sierra Counties, New Mexico.

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Cannon

A cannon (plural: cannon or cannons) is a type of gun classified as artillery that launches a projectile using propellant.

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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.

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Confederate States Army

The Confederate States Army (C.S.A.) was the military land force of the Confederate States of America (Confederacy) during the American Civil War (1861–1865).

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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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Elephant Butte Lake State Park

Elephant Butte Lake State Park is a state park of New Mexico, United States, located north of Truth or Consequences along the shore of Elephant Butte Reservoir.

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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 Massacre

Fort Massacre is a 1958 Western directed by Joseph M. Newman, starring Joel McCrea, Forrest Tucker and Susan Cabot.

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Fort Union National Monument

Fort Union National Monument is a unit of the National Park Service of the United States, and is located north of Watrous in Mora County, New Mexico.

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Fortification

A fortification is a military construction or building designed for the defense of territories in warfare; and is also used to solidify rule in a region during peacetime.

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Henry Hopkins Sibley

Henry Hopkins Sibley (May 25, 1816 – August 23, 1886) was a career officer in the United States Army, who commanded a Confederate cavalry brigade in the Civil War. In 1862, he attempted to forge a supply-route from California, in defiance of the Union Blockade of the Atlantic and Gulf ports, while also aiming to appropriate the Colorado gold mines to replenish the Confederate treasury.

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Interstate 25

Interstate 25 (I-25) is a major Interstate Highway in the western United States.

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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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Las Cruces, New Mexico

Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States.

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Mexican–American War

The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War in the United States and in Mexico as the American intervention in Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States (Mexico) from 1846 to 1848.

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Mexico

Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.

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National Register of Historic Places

The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.

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National Register of Historic Places listings in Socorro County, New Mexico

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Socorro County, New Mexico.

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Native Americans in the United States

Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.

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Navajo

The Navajo (British English: Navaho, Diné or Naabeehó) are a Native American people of the Southwestern United States.

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Rio Grande

The Rio Grande (or; Río Bravo del Norte, or simply Río Bravo) is one of the principal rivers in the southwest United States and northern Mexico (the other being the Colorado River).

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Settler

A settler is a person who has migrated to an area and established a permanent residence there, often to colonize the area.

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Socorro County, New Mexico

Socorro County is a county in the U.S. state of New Mexico.

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Socorro, New Mexico

Socorro is a city in Socorro County in the U.S. state of New Mexico.

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Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo in Spanish), officially titled the Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits and Settlement between the United States of America and the Mexican Republic, is the peace treaty signed on February 2, 1848, in the Villa de Guadalupe Hidalgo (now a neighborhood of Mexico City) between the United States and Mexico that ended the Mexican–American War (1846–1848).

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Union (American Civil War)

During the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America and specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states, as well as 4 border and slave states (some with split governments and troops sent both north and south) that supported it.

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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 Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard)

The 3rd United States Infantry Regiment is a regiment of the United States Army.

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References

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

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