Edward Canby

Major General E. R. S. Canby in U.S. uniform Edward Richard Sprigg Canby (November 9, 1817 – April 11, 1873) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War. He served as a military governor after the war.

In 1861–1862, Canby commanded the Department of New Mexico, defeating the Confederate General Henry Hopkins Sibley at the Battle of Glorieta Pass, forcing him to retreat to Texas. At the war's end, he took the surrender of Generals Richard Taylor and Edmund Kirby Smith.

As commander of the Pacific Northwest in 1873, he was assassinated by Chief Kintpuash during peace talks with the Modoc, who were refusing to move from their California homelands. Provided by Wikipedia
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    General orders issued by Major General Edward R.S. Canby

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    Correspondence between Gov. Gilbert C. Walker and Rrevet Maj. Gen. E.R.S. Canby

    Published 1870
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    Rebel lines, Mobile defenses, Fort Sidney Johnson, N, on Lieut. Col. V. Sheliha's line of works by McGregory, Samuel E.

    Published 1891
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