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"Old Pigeon Ranch Glorieta Pass On Santa Fe Trial , 20 miles-20 minutes from Santa Fe

Old Pigeon Ranch Glorieta Pass On Santa Fe Trial , 20 miles-20 minutes from Santa Fe New Mexico
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Stock #: 18981
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Glorieta Pass
State: New Mexico (NM)
Condition: VG
Postmark: 1958
Stamp: 2c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Scene of the last great battle in New Mexico between Union and Confederate Forces during the Civil War. Best explained in words of M. Valle, popularly known as "Pigeon" from his pronunciation. "Government manns vas at my ranch and fill is cahnteen viz my viskey and Goovernment manns nevaire pay me for zat viskey; and Texas manns coom oop and soorprize zem and zey foight six hour by my watch and my vatch vas slow"