Pecos, NM: Pecos National Historical Park announces the upcoming release of videos showcasing unseen areas of the Glorieta Pass battlefield as part of this year’s Civil War Encampment. The videos highlight areas protected by Pecos National Historical Park that were integral to the 1862 battle including Camp Lewis, Sharpshooter’s Ridge and Cañoncito. They will be shared on social media during the week of March 22nd.
Fort Union National Monument will also be producing and distributing videos that explore the importance of the fort and its soldiers in the battle. These videos will highlight the New Mexico Volunteers and the Fort Union Star Fort, and will include an historic weapons demonstration showing artillery used during the campaign at Glorieta Pass.
Many thanks to park partners, including the Friends of the Pecos National Historical Park and Fort Union National Monument, for helping to produce and host these videos.
For more information on Civil War Encampment programming or for more information about the park in general, contact Pecos NHP at (505) 757-7241 or visit our website at http://www.nps.gov/peco. You will also find our listings on the New Mexico True website (newmexico.org) and Tourism Santa Fe (santafe.org). Please like on us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PecosNHPnps or follow us on Instagram (https:/www.instagram.com/pecos_nps)