Military Units Formed in New Mexico





The National Archives Index shows 12,970 men served for the Union from New Mexico. There are no Confederate rosters on file.


Five Infantry regiments were provided for three year terms, while one regiment and 11 companies were raised for three-months service.

One three-year Cavalry regiment, One 6-month regiment, and 5 three-month companies were raised



1st Regiment New Mexico Volunteer Militia Infantry - 126 men
1st Regiment New Mexico Volunteer Militia Infantry (3 months) - 378 men
1st Regiment New Mexico Volunteer Infantry - 1280 men
1st Regiment New Mexico Volunteer Infantry (reorg) - 2058 men
1st Regiment New Mexico Volunteer Cavalry - 3533 men
1st Battalion New Mexico Cavalry and Infantry (org from 1st Reg't Cav) - 663 men
1st Regiment New Mexico Regulars - 82 men
2nd Regiment New Mexico Volunteer Infantry - 1285 men
3rd Regiment New Mexico Volunteer Infantry (mounted) - 1276 men
4th Regiment New Mexico Volunteer Infantry - 484 men
5th Regiment New Mexico Volunteer Infantry - 219 men
Independent Companies, New Mexico Volunteer Militia Infantry
Battalion New Mexico Volunteers - 661 men
Duran's Company, New Mexico Militia - 58 men
Gonzales' Independent Company, New Mexico Militia - 78 men
Graydon's Independent Company, New Mexico Mounted Volunteers (3 months, 1861-62) - 149 men
Hubbell's Independent Company, New Mexico Mounted Volunteers (3 months, 1861) - 95 men
Independent Companies, New Mexico Volunteer Cavalry
Mink's Independent Company, New Mexico Mounted Volunteers (3 months, 1861) - 106 men
New Mexico Mounted Volunteers - 9 men
Ortiz y Alarid's Independent Company, New Mexico Infantry (3 months, 1861-62) - 144 men
Perea's Battalion, New Mexico Militia Infantry - 497 men
Romero's Independent Company A, New Mexico Militia Infantry (3 months, 1861-62) - 123 men
Sena's Company A, 1st New Mexico Militia (2 months, 1862) - 63 men
Simpson's Independent Company, New Mexico Mounted Spies and Guides - 48 men
Tafolla's Independent Company, New Mexico Militia (3 months, 1861-62) - 78 men
Vigil's Independent Company, New Mexico Mounted Volunteers - 85 men
Unidentified New Mexico Territory - 7 men
New Mexico Mounted Volunteers - 8 men


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_New_Mexico_Territory_Civil_War_units

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