Did you know there was a Civil War battle in AZ? Yep! The Battle of Picacho Peak, on April 15, 1862. It was fought between a Union cavalry patrol from California and a party of Confederate pickets from Tucson, and marks the westernmost battle of the American Civil War.
On November 17, if you like Civil War re-enactments, you will not want to miss this event that will take place at Picacho Peak State Park, located approximately 45 min North of Tucson.
Come watch the re-enactments which include living history demonstrations interpreting military lifestyle of the soldiers in the southwest during the 1860s.