3 Replies Latest reply on Jul 31, 2020 9:03 AM by Jason Atkinson

    Seeking trail from Fort Garland to Fort Union


      I would like to know what trail was used to supply Ft Garland, CO from Fort Union, NM.

        • Re: Seeking trail from Fort Garland to Fort Union
          Alice Lane Pioneer

          Hi Claude,

          Welcome to History Hub


          Looks like it was the Sante Fe Trail.......click the link below for article.


          2 pages and loads of information for you and 136 Photos.


          Alice Lane

          Research Volunteer

          • Re: Seeking trail from Fort Garland to Fort Union
            Jason Atkinson Ranger

            Dear Mr. Little,


            Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!

            We searched the National Archives Catalog and located multiple record series pertaining to Fort Garland and Fort Union. You may be able to locate additional records by searching the Catalog for the names of the regiments assigned to these forts.  For more information about these records, please email the reference units listed as the contact in the Catalog descriptions.


            Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of NARA staff. As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgement as well as a substantive response to your reference request from the various NARA units. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.


            We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your research!