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Albuquerque in Bernalillo County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Confederate Soldiers

 
 
Confederate Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 2003
1. Confederate Soldiers Marker
Inscription.  Confederate Soldiers who served in Gen Sibley's Brig with Maj Trevanion T Teel were buried here when Conf Flag was flying over Old Albuqerque in April 1862
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1862.
 
Location. 35° 5.765′ N, 106° 40.188′ W. Marker is in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in Bernalillo County. Marker can be reached from San Felipe Street NW. In Old Town Plaza between San Felipe St. NW and Romero St and N. Plaza St. NW and S. Plaza St.NW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albuquerque NM 87181, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding of Albuquerque (a few steps from this marker); Mountain Howitzers (a few steps from this marker); Skirmish of Albuquerque (a few steps from this marker); Albuquerque (a few steps from this marker); San Felipe de Alburquerque (within shouting distance of this marker); San Felipe De Neri (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mother Church of Albuquerque (within shouting distance of this marker); Casa de Armijo (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albuquerque.
 
More about this marker. Marker hangs on railing of Bandstand in center of the Plaza
 
Also see . . .
Confederate Soldiers Marker in the distance with replica howitzer in the foreground image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
2. Confederate Soldiers Marker in the distance with replica howitzer in the foreground
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1. Henry Hopkins Sibley. Wikipedia" ...(May 25, 1816 – August 23, 1886) was a brigadier general during the American Civil War, fighting in the Confederate States Army in the New Mexico Territory." (Submitted on March 27, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Albloggerque ...From Nov 28, 2004 article. Major Trevanion Teel, C.S.A. He was in charge of half of Gen. Sibley's artillery,Texas Light Artillery, ... (Submitted on March 27, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

3. Confederates On The Colorado. by Robert Perkins (Submitted on March 27, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Additional commentary.
1. Number of ConfederateSoldiers buried in the Old Town Plaza
I am a retired Physician who lived in Albuquerque from July 1963 until April 1975. I have a life-long interest in the Civil War and especially the events in New Mexico. The Old Town Plaza, before its renovation in the 1970s, had a marker in the northeast corner that stated that beneath the site were buried five Confederate Soldiers, side by side. When the renovation was completed in the 1970's—the marker disapeared. Repeated requests to return the marker showing where these brave boys were buried fell on deaf ears. Not until many years later the Sons of
Replica mountain howitzers in the plaza image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2003
3. Replica mountain howitzers in the plaza
Confederate Veterans received permission to place the plaques that are now in the Old Town Plaza. But to me,this does not give proper respect to these soldiers. There needs to be a plaque where they rest TODAY.
Dr. Charles D Pickett
    — Submitted October 1, 2009, by Charles D Pickett of Bonita, Ca..
 
Dancers celebrate 197th Birthday of Albuquerque...site of onetime burial ground image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2003
4. Dancers celebrate 197th Birthday of Albuquerque...site of onetime burial ground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 3,037 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 27, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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