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Fort Union National Monument News Release
Release Date: Immediate
Contact: Lorenzo Vigil, e-mail us, 505-425-8025
Glimpses of the Past: September 17, 2015
"I am a Soldier" by Ken Dusenberry and Rick Lohsen
Las Vegas, NM: Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a soldier in the Southwest during the late 1800's? Join members of the Artillery Company of New Mexico as they lead an intimate and thought-provoking journey into the uniform, day-to-day duties, struggles, and achievements of America's military men of the late 19th century. This program will be held at the CCHP/Santa Fe Trail Interpretive Center, 116 Bridge Street, Las Vegas, New Mexico, Thursday, September 17, 2015, 7:00PM.
The Glimpses of the Past series is free in partnership with the Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation. For more information, contact Fort Union National Monument at (505) 425-8025, visitwww.nps.gov/foun, or like on us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FortUnionNM.
Fort Union (1851-1891) was the largest frontier military post and supply center of the southwest. The National Park Service preserves and protects the historic Fort Union and ruts of the Santa Fe Trail For more information, contact Fort Union National Monument at (505) 425-8025, visit www.nps.gov/foun, or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FortUnionNM.
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