List of New Mexico Territory Civil War units

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The New Mexico Territory provided the following units for the Union army during the American Civil War. Not yet a state of the Union, it did not have a required quota of soldiers to raise. However, 6,561 men volunteered their services.[1] They were primarily raised for defenses within the territory.

Infantry[edit]

5 regiments were provided for three year terms, while one regiment and 11 companies were raised for three-months service.[2]

Cavalry[edit]

One three-year regiment, One 6-month regiment, and 5 three-month companies were raised.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Phisterer, p. 10.
  2. ^ a b Phisterer, p. 20.

References[edit]

  • Dyer, Frederick H. (1959). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. New York and London. Thomas Yoseloff, Publisher. LCCN 59-12963.
  • Phisterer, Frederick. (1883). Statistical Record of the Armies of the United States. New York: C. Scribner's Sons. p. 343.
  • The Civil War Archive

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