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Return of casualties in the Department of North Carolina, commanded by Brigadier General Ambrose E. Burnside, at the battle of Roanoke Island, N. C., February 8, 1862.

[Compiled from nominal lists of casualties, returns, &c.]

Killed. Wounded.

Commands. Officers. Enlisted Officers. Enlisted

men. men.

First

Brigade.

Brigadier

General

JOHN G.

FOSTER.

23rd 1 2 ... 8

Massachuse

tts.

24th ... ... ... ...

Massachuse

tts.*

25th ... 6 3 41

Massachuse

tts.

27th ... 4 1 11

Massachuse

tts.

10th 2 4 2 47

Connecticu

t.

Total 3 16 6 107

First

Brigade.

Second

Brigade.

Brigadier

General

JESSE L.

RENumbers

21st ... 5 2 37

Massachuse

tts.

51st New ... 3 ... 11

York.

9th New 1 6 ... 28

Jersey.

51st ... ... ... 1

Pennsylvan

ia.

Total 1 14 2 77

Second

Brigade.

Third

Brigade.

Brigadier

General

JOHN G.

PARKE.

4th Rhode ... ... ... ...

Island.*

5th Rhode ... ... ... ...

Island,

1st

Battalion.

*

8th ... ... ... ...

Connecticu

t.*

9th New ... ... 2 15

York.

Total ... ... 2 15

Third

Brigade.

UNASSIGNED

TROOPS.

1st New ... ... ... ...

York

Marine

Artillery,

Detachment

.*

99th New ... 2 ... 5

York,

Company B.

Grand 15 32 10 204

total

Department

of North

Carolina.

Captured or missing.

Commands. Officers. Enlisted Aggregate

men. .

First Brigade.

Brigadier General JOHN

G. FOSTER.

23rd Massachusetts. ... ... 11

24th Massachusetts.* ... ... ...

25th Massachusetts. ... ... 50

27th Massachusetts. ... ... 16

10th Connecticut. ... ... 55

Total First Brigade. ... ... 132

Second Brigade.

Brigadier General JESSE

L. RENumbers

21st Massachusetts. ... ... 44

51st New York. ... 9 23

9th New Jersey. ... 2 37

51st Pennsylvania. ... 2 3

Total Second Brigade. ... 13 107

Third Brigade.

Brigadier General JOHN

G. PARKE.

4th Rhode Island.* ... ... ...

5th Rhode Island, 1st ... ... ...

Battalion.*

8th Connecticut.* ... ... ...

9th New York. ... ... 17

Total Third Brigade. ... ... 17

UNASSIGNED TROOPS.

1st New York Marine ... ... ...

Artillery, Detachment.*

99th New York, Company B. ... ... 7

Grand total Department of ... 13 264

North Carolina.

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*Not loss reported.

+Includes Lieutenant Colonel Joseph A. Viguer De Monteil, whose regiment, Fifty-third New York, was not engaged.

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Numbers 4. Report of Brigadier General John G. Foster, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade, with sketch.*

HEADQUARTERS FIRST BRIGADE,

Roanoke Island, February 9, 1862.

SIR: I have the honor to report that, in obedience to the orders of the commanding general and in pursuance of the plan of observations previously agreed upon in a council ordered by him, I proceeded to land my brigade on Roanoke Island on the evening of the 7th instant,

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*The sketch is taken from his report to the Committee on the Conduct of the War.

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