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Near Santa Fe in Santa Fe County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Caņoncito at Apache Canyon

 
 
Caņoncito at Apache Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles Rummel
1. Caņoncito at Apache Canyon Marker
Inscription. Strategically located where the Santa Fe Trail emerges from Glorieta Pass, Caņoncito is where the New Mexico Governor Manuel Armijo weakly defended New Mexico against the American Army in 1846. In 1862, Union forces destroyed a Confederate supply train contributing to the Confederate loss at the battle of Glorieta, six miles to the east.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 35° 32.9′ N, 105° 49.708′ W. Marker is near Santa Fe, New Mexico, in Santa Fe County. Marker is on Old Las Vegas Highway near Interstate 25, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Fe NM 87505, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glorieta Pass Battlefield (approx. 4.3 miles away); Glorieta Battlefield (approx. 4.3 miles away); Colorado Volunteers at the Battles of Glorieta Pass (approx. 4.8 miles away); Seton Village (approx. 6.2 miles away); Galisteo Basin / Southern Rockies (approx. 6.9 miles away); Pecos Pueblo Mission
Caņoncito at Apache Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 16, 2012
2. Caņoncito at Apache Canyon Marker
(approx. 7.9 miles away); Kosloski's Historic Stagecoach Stop and Trading Post (approx. 8.2 miles away); St. Anthony's Catholic Church War Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
Categories. War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
<i>Rear of:</i> Caņoncito at Apache Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 16, 2012
3. Rear of: Caņoncito at Apache Canyon Marker
Caņoncito at Apache Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 16, 2012
4. Caņoncito at Apache Canyon Marker
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner
5. Santa Fe Trail Marker
This Trail Marker is located behind the marker.
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner
6. Santa Fe Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Charles Rummel of Magdalena, New Mexico. This page has been viewed 2,578 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Charles Rummel of Magdalena, New Mexico.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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