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. (Billings, p. 163.) When we come to the casualties of the war, and follow Fox's computations, which are recognized as the most careful yet made, there are in t the head of all regiments stands the 5th New Hampshire, with a loss of 295; Fox's Regimental Losses in the Civil War, p. 3 Compare Walker's 2d Army Corps, pp. 1 to compare the number of killed and mortally wounded with the total enrolment. Fox gives a list of 23 full regiments (nearly all infantry) losing 15 per cent. or md which were added by consolidation of the 49th at the very close of the war. Fox, p. 9. Other Massachusetts percentages above 10 per cent. were as follows: 2d Mas, or carried a less number of names on their rolls. This is the remark of Col. W. F. Fox in his invaluable book, Regimental Losses in the Civil War; Fox, p. 471.Fox, p. 471. but when he adds, The extraordinary exemption from disease ... would indicate that the regiment was composed of superior material, he forgets to recognize that it m