Fort Craig Virtual Project
From the Armies Indian Campaign, to the presence of Buffalo Solders, to todays Veterans, Fort Craig's importance to New Mexico's entanglement in the Civil War is an important story to tell. With help the of Historians, Archeologists and modern technology, PLIA and the BLM are working to uncovering the lost treasures of this important site.
Efforts are being made to virtually reconstruct the fort allowing the BLM to retell the history of Fort Craig that creates a more inclusive and accessible experience for everyone to enjoy.
Fort Craig was an important military site before, during, and after the Civil War. In the 50-year span that the fort was occupied, the fort served as the home-base for various campaigns during the Indian Wars, the 125th Infantry during the Civil War, and to the presence of Buffalo Soldiers. Through this program, we are bringing to light stories and information to help visitors understand the significance of this site.