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Fort Stockton, CSA

After federal evacuation at start of Civil War, occupied by 2nd Regiment Texas Mounted Rifles. On far western frontier defense line. Supply post for troops going to and from Arizona-New Mexico campaign 1861-1862, designed to make confederacy an ocean to ocean nation. At times this area was the center of Comanche and Apache activities. California union troops dominated area 1862-65. Stopover on way west for many union sympathizers and people wanting to avoid conflict of war.

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  • Uploaded on August 19, 2012
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    by rebelcry1
    • Camera: EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY KODAK EASYSHARE C180 Digital Camera
    • Taken on 2010/12/29 15:38:16
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/625)
    • Focal Length: 5.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.900
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash