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Civil War Encampment

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The annual Civil War Encampment at Pecos National Historical Park commemorates the Battle of Glorieta Pass, where Federal troops turned back the Confederate invasion of New Mexico Territory for good. This event typically features living history participants, black powder firing demonstrations, and speakers who talk about aspects of the battle or Civil War-era life.


March 26
10:00 am - 2:00 pm