Connecticut, 55,864—loss, 5,354; and Rhode Island, 23,236— loss, 1,321.
The total loss was thus 40,121. Maine's contribution of more than 11 per cent. of its population took the form of two regiments of cavalry, one regiment of heavy artillery, seven batteries of light artillery, one battalion and a company of sharpshooters, with thirty-three regiments, one battalion, and seven companies of infantry.
The Second Maine fought with the Army of the Potomac until the battle of Chancellorsville, May 1 to 5, 1863.
The regiment was ordered home on the 20th of that month, and the three-years men were transferred to the Twentieth Maine Infantry.
The regiment was mustered out June 9, 1863, having lost four officers and 135 enlisted men, killed or mortally wounded, and by disease.
The first Rhode Island infantry leaving providence April 20, 1861.
The sidewalks were filled with cheering throngs, and unbounded enthusiasm greeted the volunteers, as the first division of the First Regiment