Federal forces accepted the parole of the last major Confederate force east of the Mississippi River.
April 12, 1865 – Eight months after the Federal navy sealed off Mobile Bay, Federal troops finally captured the city itself. Lieutenant General Ulysses S.
May 14, 1862 – Brigadier General Henry H. Sibley’s dream of making the New Mexico Territory part of the Confederacy ended as the remnants of
April 13, 1862 – Colonel Edward R.S. Canby sought to unite all Federal forces in New Mexico, while Brigadier General Henry H. Sibley’s Confederate Army
March 28, 1862 – The resumption of fighting around Apache Canyon marked a turning point in the New Mexico theater of the war. Following the
March 26, 1862 – Detachments of the Federal and Confederate armies in the New Mexico Territory clashed east of Santa Fe. Brigadier General Henry Hopkins