The Civil War in the Southwest

0
1527

Follow The Immigrants’ Civil War on Facebook.

New Mexico, Arizona, and California had only been part of the United States for a dozen years when the Civil War began. The large Latino populations of the vast region had to choose sides when the Confederate army invaded.

1. 1848: The Year that Created Immigrant America – Revolutions in Europe, famine and oppression in Ireland, and the end of the Mexican War made 1848 a key year in American immigration history.

2. The Confederates Move Against Latino New Mexico– The 1862 invasion by a Texas army.

3. Nuevomexicanos Rally As Confederates Move Towards Santa Fe—But For Which Side?-Latinos in New Mexico were caught in a war that was not of their own design.

4. The Confederate Army in New Mexico Strikes at Valverde -Latino regiments fought along the banks of the Rio Grande.

5. The Confederates Capture Santa Fe and Plot Extermination
-Glorieta Pass and Confederate policy towards non-white peoples of the Southwest.

Related Blog Posts

Cinco de Mayo Holiday Dates Back to the American Civil War


Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in /home/longisl2/public_html/wp-content/themes/Newspaper/includes/wp_booster/td_block.php on line 326

LEAVE A REPLY