Henry H. Sibley’s dream of making the New Mexico Territory part of the Confederacy ends as the remnants of his broken army return to El Paso and his detachment is driven out of Tucson.
Edward R.S. Canby looks to unite all Federal forces in the New Mexico Territory, while Henry H. Sibley’s Confederates begin a grueling withdrawal from the territory due to lack of supplies.
The resumption of fighting around Apache Canyon marks a turning point in the New Mexico theater of war.
Detachments of the Federal and Confederate armies in the New Mexico Territory clash east of Santa Fe.
Federal troops abandon Albuquerque in the face of Henry H. Sibley’s advancing Confederate Army of New Mexico.
Henry H. Sibley’s Confederate Army of New Mexico begins its mission to conquer the New Mexico Territory, culminating in a fight for a ford on the Rio Grande.