War of the Rebellion: Serial 009 Page 0630 OPERATIONS IN TEX., N. MEX., AND ARIZ. Chapter XXI.

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can send against this Territory. We have now in the service of the Government and under fair discipline something more than 4,000 volunteers and militia of this Territory; also, say, 1,500 regular troops. With this force and what I could call into the field of the organized militia in a few days' notice I am sure we can repel any force that will be sent against this Territory.

We are in great want of arms and ammunition, and hope that by the early spring trains our requisition will be filled.

The Navajo and Apache Indians still continue their depredations to an alarming extent, altogether in robberies. Few deaths occur, but a continual spoliation of property. The losses of the Territory the past year will not fall short of half a million of dollars. The Texan keep us in such continual uneasiness that we can make no effective campaign against those hostile tribes.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

HENRY CONNELLY,

Governor of New Mexico.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF KANSAS,

Fort Leavenworth, Kans., February 10, 1862.

To His Excellency ACTING GOVERNOR OF COLORADO,

Denver City, Colo.:

Send all available forces you can possibly spare to re-enforce Colonel Canby, commanding Department of New Mexico, and to keep open his communication through Fort Wise. Act promptly and with all the discretion of your latest information as to what may be necessary and where the troops of Colorado can do most service,

D. HUNTER,

Major-General, Commanding.

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF NEW MEXICO.

Fort Craig, N. Mex., February 14, 1862.

The following arrangements of the columns for field operations will govern the chiefs of the staff departments in making the necessary provisions for supplying the troops:

First column.

Headquarters, Company D, First Cavalry, and detachment.....86

First column: Captain H. R. Selden, Fifth Infantry.

First Battalion: Captain B. Wingate.

Headquarters and Companies B, D, F, and I, Fifth Infantry...306

Second Battalion: Captain P. W. L. Plympton.

Companies C and F, Seventh Infantry; A and H, Tenth Infantry, and

Colorado Volunteers......................................310

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McRae's battery..........................................130

Hall's battery............................................37

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Second column.

Colonel B. S. ROBERTS.

Headquarters and Companies C, D, G, and K, Third Cavalry, Major

Duncan....................................................210

Companies B, E, and G, Third New Mexico Volunteers, Lieutenant-Colonel Chavez...........................................234

Barriento's company, Fifth New Mexico Volunteers..........63

Four companies New Mexico Mounted Militia, Lieutenant-Colonel Otero.....................................................200

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