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William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 395 395 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 370 370 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 156 156 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 8 46 46 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 36 36 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 34 34 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 7, 4th edition. 29 29 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 26 26 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 25 25 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition. 23 23 Browse Search
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which he had spoken of its possibility when receiving the standard given to his company by that school. See his memoir in Harvard Memorial Biographies, II, 44. At that early period of the war, when the public mind was not yet inured to such calamities, the battle of Cedar Mountain created, especially in Massachusetts, a sense of loss and sorrow surpassing that produced by many larger conflicts later in the war. The engagements at Kelley's Ford, Rappahannock, Kettle Run and Groveton in August cost little to the few Massachusetts regiments engaged, but the second battle of Bull Run (Manassas), fought by Pope on his retreat Aug. 30, 1862, involved a number of Massachusetts regiments in action and nine in actual losses. The severest occurred in that celebrated charge by Hooker's brigade, which included the 1st, 11th and 16th Mass. infantries. In this charge the 16th lost seven officers and one hundred and twelve men killed and wounded in fifteen minutes, and it was estimated that