Arizona the Farthest Western Battle of the Civil War

The westernmost skirmish of the Civil War, which occurred at Stanwix Station, took place on March 29, 1862, 272 troops from the California Column discovered a small detachment of Confederate Volunteers burning hay, which had been placed at Stanwix Station for the California Column's . After a brief exchange of gun fire with the much larger Union force, the Confederates retreated to Tucson.

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