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 - See 'Battle' Picacho Pass PICACHO PASS ~T The...
See 'Battle' Picacho Pass PICACHO PASS ~T The only Civil War baitle waged m Arizona was refought here Sunday.- and the results were YANKEES and itvx- Rebels bit the dusi. The Union. however, as in 1862, won 1)w skirmish" and it wai> viewed bv w\ cptiaiatcd 5,000 «pec- Tl was in rwacho Pi^s. oul Is 'miles soulhwj^t of Grande, that the two patrol*. iw>< 100 y<-<nv ai;o. TJw 1862 clash rcpi»rtcdly dt- cowt'Hfit'd 'Southcnt actiMiy in Ajii/cna a'nd ' heralded the «io\'omwit of a laific Union outfit £rom Caliku-nia. • With background mu s i c provided by the University of Anzons march nm band and the Ft. Huachua military band, the actors dueied for . several minutes beneath a scorohlrtg sun. Temperature <n battle time was 102, Sponsored by the Arizona Civil War Commission, the Picacho Pass reenactment was one if a handful of Civil War baltk-s that are being fought again in celebration of • the ; centennial. i The Union troops were por- . trayed by the Camp Verde, i Ariz., Cavalry ^nd the Bucna , Park. Calif., Gtiost Patrol. ARMY AND NATIONAL Guardsmen from throughout r Arizuna represented the Con- 1 fcdc.-acy, Fcillowing the battle, a bar. becue was served and visits ' made to the memorial tablets near the scene. Last Rites For

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  1. Casa Grande Dispatch,
  2. 18 Apr 1962, Wed,
  3. Page 8

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