April 8-9, 1862While Confederate Brigadier General H. H. Sibley was assembling the bulk of his army at Santa Fe, Union Colonel E.R.S. Canby moved 1200 men from Fort Craig to occupy Albuquerque - "If it can be done without serious loss." Though outnumbered six to one, a small detachment of Confederates under Captain William P. Hardeman repulsed the attack and maintained possession of the town.
|Series||This marker is part of the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series|
|Placed By||New Mexico Sons of Confederate Veterans|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 11:55pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13S E 347783 N 3884979|
|Decimal Degrees||35.09613333, -106.66996667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 5.768', W 106° 40.198'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 5' 46.08" N, 106° 40' 11.88" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 200 N Plaza St NW, Albuquerque NM 87104, US|
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