Saturday, September 20, 2014

Fact of the Day: Southern Arizona

During the Civil War, the South actually tried to claim present-day Arizona. While they had troops in Arizona, they didn't see much conflict with Union forces outside of a few battles. They also had conflicts with local Native American tribes. 

9 comments:

Christine said...

Interesting. I guess Arizona was not a high profile state.

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

I didn't know that!

Bob Bushell said...

The poor 'Native American tribes'.

Pat Hatt said...

Who wants a giant litter box(from the cat's perspective) anyway lol

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Native tribes always took the brunt of everything

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Such a terrible war. Such a terrible time for your country.

stephen Hayes said...

I imagine the same was true with New Mexico.

Caramella said...

Thanks for the fact of the day!

Emmylou said...

Such a sad part of history...well, any war is, really....