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    Fort Union

    National Monument New Mexico

Plan Your Visit

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Whether you're traveling by covered wagon or by car, we have tips to help you plan your trip to Fort Union National Monument! Select from the topics on the left under PLAN YOUR VISIT for some helpful information.

Did You Know?

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The second Fort Union, also known as the Star Fort, is the only Civil War earthwork in the Southwest. The earthen trenches were designed to block the Santa Fe Trail from Confederate advancement from the south.