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was hastily issued for the mail going South, giving an account of this battle, was in a measure incorrect in some of its details, but contained the report rife in Mesilla at the time. The following, however, can be relied upon, as the intelligence has been gathered from those who were present: Capt. Coopwood, with a command o — that they had enlisted expressly and only to fight Indians, and had no desire to fight Americans. Capt. Coopwood then withdrew his men in the direction of Mesilla, and camped thirty miles this side of Alamosa. At sunrise, on the morning of the 26th, while the command was breakfasting, the pickets came running in, annou rank of the officers surrendered at San Augustin, was at Santa Fe-dropped from the army list, and afterwards arrested. This officer was wounded at the battle of Mesilla, and showed as much as any officer of that command, coolness, and bravery. It is certainly very encouraing for the U. S. officers to do their duty. The secret o