The casualties were insignificant for the forces engaged, as there were but five killed and 12 wounded on the Union side, and four killed and 16 wounded on the Confederate.
It is said that this regiment suffered more casualties than any other regiment from Iowa.
Cook ofcasualties sustained by his company: "Killed--Private Perry Hoyt.
These casualties and the attendant noise, the heavy tramp of booted feet, the raucous sonority of their voices as they called suggestions to each other, all intensified the terror, the tumult of their uncontrolled and turbulent presence.
It seemed a sort of game of tag--a grim game; for the loss of life in these futile manoeuvres amounted to far more in the long run than the few casualties in each skirmish might indicate.
Altogether, twenty-two officers and men were killed, and fifty wounded; and there were one hundred and nineteen casualties among the horses.
Our casualties during the three days' fighting, though probably severe, are not nearly so heavy as those suffered by the enemy, from whom a large number of prisoners have been taken.
The total casualties of the chasseurs were three killed, three captured, and six wounded.
You will be grieved to learn that among our casualties from sickness my poor dear wife and infant have been numbered.
The list of individual casualties mounted up in increasing ratio, and before long our misfortunes culminated in a wholesale disaster.
There passed into our hands four guns; which cannot be said to have been dearly purchased at six casualties a-piece.
Our gains were paid for with numerous casualties and when we received our relief it was thoroly welcome.
The casualties suffered from the raid, together with those resulting from the gas attack of June 24th, so depleted the Company as to make an immediate relief imperative and that same night Company L took over our sector.
The Germans, whose casualties were heavy, had been compelled to engage their second-line divisions.
The month has been marked by numerous and disastrous steam-boat explosions and casualties at sea.
Unknown thousands perish at sea from storm and shipwreck, while the recorded casualties from earthquakes and volcanic eruptions and tidal waves have numbered nearly one hundred and fifty thousand in the past twenty-eight years.
However, a proposal that the lights shall now be entirely extinguished with a view to reducing the casualties to nil has not yet been adopted.
There was plenty to be done, for the casualties amounted to four men seriously wounded and about a dozen others suffering from slight injuries.
Had these weapons been used the casualties here must have been very heavy, for the light battery resembled a scrap-iron store.
They'd come hover and inflict severe casualties on hour men.
This is true except at Lens, where the overseas casualties were considerably heavier.
On this occasion the king went to the cathedral, and, after divine service was performed, solemnly promised to exert his best endeavours to repair the ruins which time, or the casualties of weather, had made therein.
The casualties were: Privates Russell, Braxton and Morris, severely wounded; Privates F.
No casualties among Turkish officers, but one of them left in charge of the fort had disappeared.
So impressed was the commanding officer by the terrible casualties suffered at the hands of the Boer marksmen, that he vowed he would make his battalion the best shooting unit in the Army, and after the war succeeded in so doing.
Nickname: "The Bloody Eleventh," from the number of casualties at the battle of Salamanca.
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