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missing --total, 641; of whom 562 were in the five regiments originally engaged. General Polk says in his report: The number of prisoners taken by the enemy, as shown by their list furnished us, was 106, all of whom have returned by exchange. After making a liberal exchange of prisoners with the enemy, 100 of their prisoners still remain in my hands, one stand of colors, and a fraction over 1,000 stand of arms, with knapsacks, ammunition, and other military stores. The Rev. P. C. Headley, in his Life of Grant, says, The rebels lost 2,800 men. Badeau says: At Belmont, General Grant lost 485 men in killed, wounded, and missing; 125 of his wounded fell into the hands of the rebels; he carried off 175 prisoners and two guns. General Polk, writing November 10, 1861, could not be mistaken as to the number of prisoners. The number of dead must have been much over 100; and, if the wounded were in any ordinary ratio to the other losses, the writer is constrained