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TABLE OF LOSSES SUSTAINED BY EACH OF THE REGULAR REGIMENTS DURING 1861-65

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Compiled by Captain W. P. Evans, 19th U. S. Infantry.

 

 

No. of Com-panies Orga-nized.

Killed and Died of Wounds

Aver-age loss per Com-pany

Died of Disease, Accidents, in Prison, etc.

Total Deaths from all causes.

Average per Company

 

Officers

Enlisted

Total

Officers

Enlisted

Total

Officers

Enlisted

Grand Total

1st Cavalry

12

9

73

82

6.8

2

91

93

11

164

175

14.6

 

2d Cavalry

12

5

73

78

6.5

3

92

95

8

165

173

14.4

 

3d Cavalry

12

2

30

32

2.7

3

105

108

3

135

140

11.7

 

4th Cavalry

12

3

59

62

5.2

1

108

109

4

167

171

14.2

 

5th Cavalry

12

7

60

67

5.6

2

90

92

9

150

159

13.2

 

6th Cavalry

12

2

50

52

4.3

1

106

107

3

156

159

13.2

 

1st Artillery

12

6

75

81

6.8

-

116

116

6

191

197

16.4

 

2d Artillery

12

5

50

55

4.6

1

118

119

6

168

174

14.5

 

3d Artillery

12

2

39

41

3.4

3

67

70

5

106

111

9.2

 

4th Artillery

12

6

87

93

7.8

4

119

123

10

206

216

18.0

 

5th Artillery

12

7

87

94

7.8

1

145

146

8

232

240

20.0

 

1st Infantry

10

6

75

81

8.1

-

116

116

6

191

197

19.7

 

2d Infantry

10

8

88

96

9.6

1

58

59

9

146

155

15.5

 

3d Infantry

10

2

39

41

4.1

-

48

48

2

87

89

8.9

 

4th Infantry

10

2

58

60

6.0

1

61

62

3

119

122

12.2

 

5th Infantry

10

2

18

20

2.0

2

35

37

4

53

57

5.7

 

6th Infantry

10

2

29

31

3.1

1

43

44

3

72

75

7.5

 

7th Infantry

10

2

50

52

5.2

3

56

59

5

106

111

11.1

 

8th Infantry

10

1

15

16

6.1

4

47

51

5

62

67

6.7

 

9th Infantry

10

-

-

-

-

2

18

20

2

18

20

2.0

a

10th Infantry

10

3

83

86

8.6

3

49

52

6

132

138

13.8

 

11th Infantry

24

8

117

125

5.2

2

86

88

10

203

213

8.8

b

12th Infantry

16

8

118

126

7.9

3

190

193

11

308

319

20.0

c

13th Infantry

8

3

55

58

7.2

7

121

128

10

176

186

23.2

d

14th Infantry

24

8

158

166

6.9

2

206

208

10

364

374

11.4

e

15th Infantry

20

3

131

134

5.7

1

228

229

4

359

363

18.1

f

16th Infantry

24

7

92

99

4.0

2

179

181

9

271

280

11.1

g

17th Infantry

10

9

91

101

10.1

2

100

102

11

192

203

20.6

h

18th Infantry

24

9

209

218

9.1

6

246

252

15

455

470

19.6

i

19th Infantry

11

3

55

58

5.3

2

124

126

5

179

184

17.6

j

a. Served on Pacific Coast during the war.
b. Six co's. organized by Oct. 1861. Date of organization of small co's. not known, but all seem to have been organized before the end of the war.
c. Organization of 1st Battalion, completed by October, 1861. Organization of 2d Battalion completed by September, 1862.
d. Organization of 1st Battalion completed in 1861. The other two battalions do not seem to have been organized until after the war.
e. 1st Battalion organized before November, 1861. 2d Battalion organized before December, 1861. 3d Battalion organization seems to have been completed by April, 1862.
f. 1st Battalion organized in 1861. 2d Battalion organized before July, 1862. 3d Battalion (four companies) organized early in 1864.
g. Three battalions--all organized.
h. 1st Battalion organization completed in spring 1862. 2d Battalion only partially organized (two cos.).
i. 1st Battalion organization completed in spring of 1861. 2d Battalion organization completed in summer of 1861. 3d Battalion organization completed in spring of 1862.
j. 1st Battalion organization completed in spring of 1862. 2d Battalion (three companies) partially organized in spring of 1865.

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