my near Banks' ford. Twenty of the enemy were wounded by this shelling and fell into our hands the next day, and many were killed.
The total Federal killed and wounded in this series of battles reached 12,216; they also lost 5,711 prisoners.
Rebellion Records, XXV, I, pp. 185, 191. The total Confederate loss in killed and wounded was as follows: killed, 1,581; wounded, 8,700; total, 10,281. North Carolina had fewer regiments than usual with General Lee at this time.
Both Ransom's and Cooke's brigades were on other duty.
There were present in General Lee's army in these battles, 124 regiments and 5 battalions of infantry.
North Carolina had present 24 regiments and 1 battalion.
Nearly exactly, then, one-fifth of the Confederate army was from North Carolina, and one-fifth of the battle casualties would have been, therefore, that State's fair share of loss.
However, of the total Confederate casualties—killed, 1,581; wounded, 8,700—North Carolina lost in killed, 557; in wounde