51st North Carolina Battlefield Casualties

Total Casualties for the Regiment

KilledWounded*Captured*
F & S122
Co. A103423
Co. B145323
Co. C163510
Co. D165427
Co. E184032
Co. F143420
Co. G176026
Co. H223925
Co. I246253
Co. K82823
186511631
Total162456295
*Includes 34 soldiers who were wounded and captured.

Notes

The casualty information comes from North Carolina Troops and various newspaper reports.

The data for ‘Killed’ includes mortally wounded.

Few records exist for the end of the war. The numbers in the row ‘1865’ in the table above are casualties reported by the regiment between October 1864 and May 1865.

A Word about Wounds

The soldiers of the 51st North Carolina suffered 456 non-lethal wounds in combat. Seventy-one of the men were wounded more than once. Of those seventy-one, 18 died from their second wound. Eight men were wounded three times; Archibald Nobles died from his third wound. Sergeant Major William D. McMillan claimed to have been wounded five times (Drewry’s Bluff, Bermuda Hundred, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, and Fort Harrison).

Goldsboro, December 17, 1862

KilledWoundedCaptured
F & S000
Co. A020
Co. B150
Co. C140
Co. D141
Co. E000
Co. F040
Co. G070
Co. H350
Co. I191
Co. K174
Total8476

Battery Wagner, July 18, 1863

KilledWoundedCaptured
F & S000
Co. A170
Co. B350
Co. C450
Co. D160
Co. E270
Co. F830
Co. G2110
Co. H020
Co. I160
Co. K110
Total23530

Charleston, July 19-November 30, 1863

KilledWoundedCaptured
F & S000
Co. A130
Co. B000
Co. C120
Co. D230
Co. E030
Co. F000
Co. G010
Co. H000
Co. I160
Co. K110
Total5140

Batchelder’s Creek, February 1, 1864

KilledWoundedCaptured
F & S000
Co. A001
Co. B000
Co. C200
Co. D000
Co. E000
Co. F000
Co. G000
Co. H000
Co. I000
Co. K010
Total211

Drewry’s Bluff, May 13-16, 1864

KilledWounded*Captured*
F & S000
Co. A2100
Co. B3120
Co. C4100
Co. D2164
Co. E6121
Co. F2155
Co. G5164
Co. H541
Co. I9179
Co. K143
Total3911627
*Includes 9 soldiers who were wounded and captured.

Bermuda Hundred, May 17-29, 1864

KilledWoundedCaptured
F & S000
Co. A100
Co. B040
Co. C010
Co. D220
Co. E010
Co. F110
Co. G030
Co. H230
Co. I130
Co. K020
Total7200

Cold Harbor, May 31-June 13, 1864

KilledWounded*Captured*
F & S001
Co. A0410
Co. B3149
Co. C144
Co. D11211
Co. E5520
Co. F2412
Co. G4313
Co. H6911
Co. I2935
Co. K565
Total2970131
*Includes 13 soldiers who were wounded and captured.

Petersburg, June 14-17, 1864

KilledWounded*Captured*
F & S010
Co. A012
Co. B033
Co. C012
Co. D435
Co. E224
Co. F002
Co. G161
Co. H113
Co. I171
Co. K033
Total92826
*Includes 1 soldier who was wounded and captured.

Petersburg Trenches, June 18-September 29, 1864

KilledWoundedCaptured
F & S000
Co. A220
Co. B420
Co. C130
Co. D040
Co. E321
Co. F110
Co. G250
Co. H130
Co. I120
Co. K000
Total15241

Globe Tavern, August 19, 1864

KilledWounded*Captured*
F & S001
Co. A002
Co. B014
Co. C103
Co. D004
Co. E022
Co. F001
Co. G000
Co. H002
Co. I223
Co. K105
Total4527
*Includes 3 soldiers who were wounded and captured.

Fort Harrison, September 30, 1864

KilledWounded*Captured*
F & S110
Co. A357
Co. B076
Co. C151
Co. D342
Co. E064
Co. F060
Co. G388
Co. H3127
Co. I654
Co. K033
Total206242
*Includes 17 soldiers who were wounded and captured.

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