Nathaniel P. Banks avoids attacking the Confederate garrison at Port Hudson by instead targeting objectives in western Louisiana.
Tag: Henry H. Sibley
Treated as Maniacs or Wild Beasts
Federal forces effectively suppress the Sioux uprising of 1862 by driving much of the tribe out of Minnesota.
The Dakota Sioux Uprising Intensifies
The Native American uprising in Minnesota reaches its bloody climax as Native warriors launch vicious attacks on Fort Ridgely and the town of New Ulm.
A Detestation of the Country and the People
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.
The End of Confederate New Mexico
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.
Confederates Drive in New Mexico
Federal troops abandon Albuquerque in the face of Henry H. Sibley’s advancing Confederate Army of New Mexico.