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APPENDIX E:
FORT UNION MONTHLY AGGREGATE GARRISON[1]

YearJanFeb MarAprMay JunJulAug SepOctNov Dec
1851





339315310211266267
1852252243239150146141 193179238268272269
1853269266258252238224 217233190247249233
1854231225307211195165 16716883175165164
1855156117115112106263 238193185176143136
185613112011611687154 12654150305268262
1857186209253249245242 237233227225222216
1858276277298293311283 281258383285270260
1859262259259257260252 259334280278271191
1860233272290304286301 223204282311299287
1861289307206274452427 1021132516696761055733
1862791583691 [2]673378603 530477637606432440
1863407266334467440190 260257327381349464
1864457496589562576676 722761739710680675
186564282822910610680 705549446386345402
1866383368368278258174 167402694275406200
1867277243236276222244 186381288431503490
1868506464459428411360 405483488391464475
1869471467453377174193 166166213284279523
1870346348197193163175 190192353399461537
1871487481468471450447 434441367349326307
1872249248287217310308 290301280321317303
1873289258268257248239 228280286275298317
1874369381357316295291 286284290294280285
1875261258256250239238 13910510198166203
1876194167159208299315 300297295292352345
1877331335333326288260 251257263228222144
1878144153150153220147 148153220226162142
1879145144256137142131 138136117173123124
1880122110114114110114 119119123117116107
188110610645445553 565857195186223
1882221233232227220220 203206210222219217
1883207213195225217215231228219266258258
1884256261260288288278226226223228222222
1885207201199194187203215219208204201199
1886225225223222213212175176143292286288
1887285335333327322321313257317265261252
1888246275233287279284276276258261259152
1889153162155147156165161158151147152150
1890151151148145167159161187183178175109
1891109272520







     1. Compiled from Post Returns, Fort Union, 1851-1891, AGO, RG 94, NA.

     2. The March 1862 Field Return for the First Regiment of Colorado Volunteers showed that 58 officers and 1287 men of that regiment, a total of 1345, were encamped at Fort Union but were not part of the post garrison. They comprised the major force that engaged the Confederates at Glorieta Pass on March 28, 1862.

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