• This image shows Confederate General Henry Hastings Sibley. Resigning from the U.S. Army in May 1861, he was appointed as a Brigadier General in the Confederate Army in June of that year. He led the  New Mexico and Arizona  operations in 1861-62. After the war Sibley served as a General of Artillery in the Khedive of Egypt army util 1874. (Mass. MOLLUS Photograph collection).

    Henry Hopkins Sibley

    This image shows Confederate General Henry Hastings Sibley. Resigning from the U.S. Army in May 1861, he was appointed as a Brigadier General in the Confederate Army in June of that year. He led the New Mexico and Arizona operations in 1861-62. After...

  • This image shows Union General Edward Richard Sprigg Canby circa 1862-1864 as a Brigadier General.  As a Colonel, he commanded the Department of New Mexico, holding that terrioty for the Union and repulsing the Confederate invasion commanded by General Sibley. (MASS. MOLLUS Photograph collection).

    Edward Richard Sprigg Canby

    This image shows Union General Edward Richard Sprigg Canby circa 1862-1864 as a Brigadier General. As a Colonel, he commanded the Department of New Mexico, holding that terrioty for the Union and repulsing the Confederate invasion commanded by General...

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