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er consideration in the matter of percentage of loss. Their number had already entered into the calculation of the regiments in which they had previously served. A careful examination of the rolls of the First Maine Heavy Artillery, name by name, shows that 2202 men only were enrolled prior to the surrender at Appomattox. A similar case is found in the Fifty-seventh Massachusetts, which carried 1052 names, officers and enlisted men, on its rolls up to the close of the war. On the 9th of August, 1865--four months after the fighting had ceased — its rolls were increased by a transfer of the Fifty-ninth Massachusetts, which was consolidated with it. The names thus added were not included in the enrollment under consideration. In the following table will be found every regiment in which the loss in killed and died of wounds exceeded tell per cent. of the total enrollment: Regimental percentages of killed during entire term of service. Regiment. Division. Most regiments se