Civil War in the West -- 150th Anniversary
Picture from http://www.nps.gov/peco/historyculture/copy-of-battleofglorietta.htm
Now through August
The University of New Mexico is presenting an exhibit on Civil War Medicine at the Domenici Center for Health Sciences at UNM. The display is in the Auditorium Lobby and is open to the Public from 8 to 6, Monday through Friday until August 31, 2012.
January 21-The January Socorro Live Fire,
Live Fire the 150th Annual New Mexico Campaign Live Fire
February 16, 2012 Fort Union National Monument Presents
Glimpses of the Past, Las Vegas, New Mexico: Public monthly speaker or presenter on topic of Civil War; at CCHP Las Vegas, New Mexico
February 23-26, 2012, Thu - Sun: Battles for Socorro Event More info will be available on http://newmexicocwcommcongress.org/Unit%20Schedules.html
March 10-11, Sat - Sun: Annual Reenactment at Picacho Pass State Park in Arizona.
The annual Civil War in the Southwest, with a special commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Skirmish at Picacho Pass, will take place March 10-11, 2012 at the Picacho Peak state park. The event will have reenactments of the major battles in the southwest. The event is free for reenactors.
March 15, 2012 Fort Union National Monument Presents •
Every Third Thursday of the Month Glimpses of the Past 7:00 PM Glimpses of the Past** Join Fort Union, Santa Fe Trail Interpretive Center, and the CCHP for these monthly presentations that encompass the bountiful natural, cultural, and historical resources of the Southwest. (Located at CCHP 116 Bridge Street, Las Vegas NM.) Contact Fort Union for the complete presentation list. This program is free and open to the public.
Glimpses of the Past, CCHP in Las Vegas,NM; Public monthly speaker or presenter on topic of “Civil War New Mexico: 150 Years Ago
March 23-25, 2012 Pecos National Historical Park Presents • nps.gov/peco/index.htm • http://www.nps.gov/civilwar150/
A public event, Battle of Glorieta. Go to web site for details.
March 26-28, 2012 Battle of Glorieta Anniversary
The decisive battle of the New Mexico Campaign during the Civil War. The Texas Confederates were marching north to Fort Union and Colorado.
El Rancho de las Golondrinas Civil War Weekend 150th Anniversary —2012
May 03th through May 06th, 2012. The 150th anniversary re enactment of the battles of Glorietta and Apache Canyon will be at El Rancho de las Golondrinas Living History Museum. Near Santa Fe New Mexico.
All registrations need to be in by March 15th, 2011, so we can plan for the dinner. Federal commander will be Chuck Swanburg. CSA commander will be Kevin Hal.
Fort Garland – May 25-28th Living History Days Fort Garland, CO http://museumtrail.org/fortgarlandmuseum.asp Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
June 6,7 8, 2012 Fort Union National Monument Presents • http://www.nps.gov/foun/planyourvisit/things2do.htm
Jr. Ranger Camp Public program for families with focus NM education based curriculum planning for learning about the Civil War in the Southwest
June 9, 2012, 9:30 am Military Order of the World Wars
Will present its 17th annual Massing of Colors at the Santa Fe Veteran’s Memorial Monument, West De Vargas between Galisteo and Don Gasper the Santa Fe Chapter of Military Order of the World Wars will present its 17th annual Massing of Colors. Numerous Civil War and other re-enactors will parade their color and honor guards. Pipes, Bugles, patriotic music and song. All in honor of New Mexico’s Veterans and their organizations.
June 21, 2012 Fort Union National Monument Presents • http://www.nps.gov/foun/planyourvisit/things2do.htm
Glimpses of the Past, CCHP Las Vegas, New Mexico
Public monthly speaker or presenter on topic of “Civil War New Mexico: 150 Years Ago”
June 23-24, 2012 Fort Union National Monument Presents • http://www.nps.gov/foun/planyourvisit/things2do.htm
Cultural Encounters annual event, with Civil War theme and New Mexico National Guard Family outing event
August 3-12, 2012 Las Vegas, NM Heritage Week
August 11, 2012 Fort Union National Monument Presents • http://www.nps.gov/foun/planyourvisit/things2do.htm
Candle Light Tours, public annual evening event; Civil War theme; to be the closing event for the Las Vegas New Mexico Heritage week Commemorative Congress New Mexico CivilWar
October 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st,--2012. 150th Mesilla Civil War and CA Column Anniversary
This is a new event sponsered by Mary A. Bird-Curator of the Gadsden Museum/Chairman/536-6293
The Point of Contacts are as follows:Jeanne Wilkins-Museum Asst./Co-Chair/Civil War Event 575-644-0598
Submitted by Madeline Quillen, New Mexico Civil War Ladies League