2021 Virtual Civil War Encampment – Presentation Recordings

Thank you for joining the Friends of the Pecos National Historical Park and the Park staff during this past week commemorating the Civil War in New Mexico. As promised, each of the four presentation recordings is now available. They’ve been posted on a permanent webpage , or for your convenience they are listed below. Each recording includes the speaker presentation and the chat window. Enjoy!

Night 1 – The Illinois 29th United States Infantry Colored Troops in the Rio Grande ValleyVideo

Night 2 – Civil War MedicineVideo

Night 3 – Free Land for Free Men”: The Civil War and the Homestead Act of 1862 – Video

Night 4 – Snow, Sheep, and the Santa Fe Trail: The Environmental History of the Battle of Glorieta Pass – Video

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