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director), Clements, and Bill, upon whom the chief labors fell, for their untiring devotion to the comfort of our wounded men. Assistant Surgeons Shout and Rankin, of the volunteer service, and Doctors Arnold and Belt are specially noticed by the medical director .

Colonels Pino and Carson, Lieutenant Cols. J. F. and Manuel Chavez, and many other officers of the New Mexican Volunteers, were noted for their zeal and energy.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, sir, your obedient servant,

ED. R. S. CANBY,

Colonel Nineteenth Infantry, Commanding Department.

The ADJUTANT-GENERAL OF THE ARMY,

Washington, D. C.

[Addenda.]

Return of casualties in the Untied States troops, commanded by Colonel Edward R. S. Canby, at the battle of Valverde, N. Mex., February 21, 1862.

[Compiled from nominal lists of casualties, returns, &c.]

Killed Wounded

Command Officers Enlisted Officers Enlisted

men men

1st New -- 1 -- 1

Mexico

Infantry

2nd New -- 1 -- 3

Mexico

Infantry

3rd New -- 6 1 3

Mexico

Infantry

4th New -- -- -- --

Mexico

Infantry

5th New -- 3 -- 1

Mexico

Infantry

Graydon's -- -- -- --

company,

New Mexico

Dodd's -- 2 -- 28

company,

Colorado

1st U. S. -- 1 -- 9

Cavalry,

Companies

D and G

2nd U. S. -- 9 -- 9

Cavalry,

Company G

3rd U. S. 1 5 -- 14

Cavalry,

Companies

C, D, G, I

and K.

5th U. S. 1 9 2 33

Infantry,

Companies

B, D, F, I

and K.

7th U. S. 1 18 -- 39

Infantry,

Companies

C, F, and H

10th U. S. -- 10 -- 17

Infantry,

Companies

A, F, and H

Total 3 65 3 157

Missing

Command Officers Enlisted Aggregate Remarks

men

1st New -- 11 13

Mexico

Infantry

2nd New -- -- 4

Mexico

Infantry

3rd New -- 1 11

Mexico

Infantry

4th New -- -- -- No loss

Mexico reported.

Infantry

5th New -- -- 4

Mexico

Infantry

Graydon's -- -- -- No loss

company, reported.

New Mexico

Dodd's -- 9 39

company,

Colorado

1st U. S. -- 1 11

Cavalry,

Companies

D and G

2nd U. S. -- 2 20

Cavalry,

Company G

3rd U. S. -- -- 20

Cavalry,

Companies

C, D, G, I

and K.

5th U. S. -- 1 46

Infantry,

Companies

B, D, F, I

and K.

7th U. S. -- 4 62

Infantry,

Companies

C, F, and H

10th U. S. 1 5 33

Infantry,

Companies

A, F, and H

Total 1 24 263

NOTE.-McRae's battery (provisional) was composed of Companies G, Second, and I, Third, U. S. Cavalry.

Numbers 2. Reported of Colonel Benjamin S. Roberts, Fifth New Mexico Infantry.

HEADQUARTERS SOUTHERN MILITARY DISTRICT, Department of New Mexico, Fort Craig, February 23, 1862.

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report, for the information of the department commander, the operations of my command at the battle of Valverde, near Fort Craig, N. Mex., on the 21st instant.

Conforming to his orders, I proceeded with one company of the First and four of the Third Cavalry and the four companies of mounted vol-