A number of important events have taken place on February 21 in U.S. history. Here is our take on the most interesting and valuable of them.
1862 – American Civil War: Engagements in Confederate Arizona: the Battle of Valverde
We’ve covered a number of battles fought in Mississippi, Virginia, and Tennessee, but how about the battles fought in the Wild Wild West? The Battle of Valverde, or the Battle of Valverde Ford, was fought from February 20 to 21, 1862, near the town of Valverde at a ford in Valverde Creek in Confederate Arizona, in what is today the state of New Mex...