resenting the total matriculation in the University for any given period, it will be found that there were matriculated in the University in the forty-three years, 1825 to 1867 inclusive,
This date has been taken because a number of ex-soldiers pursued studies in the University after the war was over. just 2929 persons.
Out of matriculates mentioned above as probably alive in 1861, we know that 1078, or 39.35 per cent. of the total enrollment of the University for the forty-three years, 1825-1867, were in the Confederate army.
If we examine the records for the ten years just before the war, we shall find that there were 1331 matriculates between 185wenty-six per cent were in the army.
The average of service for the New England colleges, was 23 per cent; Yale leads the list with twenty-five per cent. Between 1825 and 1864, 1384 students received the degree of A. B. front the University of North Carolina; of these, we know that 537, or nearly forty per cent., were in the ser