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CIVIL WAR COMMISSIONS
New Mexico 1861-1863
as reported in the Albuquerque Daily Citizen, 22 July 1891.
extracted by Howard W. Henry *
From the New Mexico Genealogist, September 1997.
(Names are spelled as they were printed in the Daily Citizen.)
1891: The commissions of the following military officers have recently been discovered
among the old archives of the territory, says the [Santa Fe] New Mexican.
Gov. Prince has instructed Adjutant General Fletcher to publish the names in order
that those who are entitled to them can recover these valuable documents. Such as
are not called for in reasonable time will be deposited with the Historical society
Nicolas PINO, Galisteo, brigadeer general. September 9, 1861.
Robert STAPLETON, Socorro, colonel. December 6, 1861.
Ambrosio ARMIJO, Albuquerque, division inspector. November 8, 1861.
Perfecto C. IDALGO, Socorro, aide-de-camp. October 6, 1861.
Nasario GONZALES, Santa Fe, lieutenant colonel. November 11, 1861.
Nasario GONZALES, 1st lieutenant. August 7, 1860.
Vicente GARCIA, Santa Fe, major. November 11, 1861.
Joshua JONES, Jr., Socorro, major. January 7, 1861.
Romulo SALAZAR, captain. January 7, 1862.
Felipe SANDOVAL, Santa Fe, captain. January 7, 1862.
Cayetano TAFOYA, Socorro, captain. November 13, 1861.
Jose Antonio MARTINEZ, Taos, captain. February 3, 1861.
Tomas MONTOYA, Bernalillo, captain. December 13, 1861.
Matias CONTRERAS, Socorro, 1st lieutenant. November 13, 1863.
Jesus Maria de HERRERA, 1st lieutenant. November 7, 1861.
Guadalupe ARMIJO, Bernalillo Co., 1st lieutenant. December 7, 1861.
Manuel SALAZAR, 1st lieutenant. January 7, 1862.
Juan GUTIERREZ, Socorro, 1st lieutenant. November 13, 1861.
Eulogio MORA, 2nd lieutenant. January 7, 1862.
Felipe ROMERO, Santa Fe Co., captain. December 11, 1863.
Benito ROMERO, Santa Fe Co., captain. December 11, 1863.
R. M. STEPHENS, Santa Fe, captain and aide-de-camp to General Pino. November
Jose GONZALES, captain. November 12, 1861.
*Genealogy volunteer Howard W. Henry indexes material from the Daily Citizen
in his work for the genealogy groups and patrons of Special Collections Branch of
Albuquerque Public Library. A full list of the indexes he has compiled can be seen
at Albuquerque Genealogical Society
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