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the war with Spain, with losses from all causes, etc., as shown by muster-out rolls-Cont'd.
Losses while in service.
N.-Table showing strength of volunteer forces called into service of the United States during
1 On the lines of the general officers and staff corps, in the column under the heading, Strength at muster in," the total number appointed or enlisted is shown, and in the column under the heading, "Strength at muster out," the number remaining in service November 30, 1899, is stated.
2 From this total should be deducted the number of officers and enlisted men accounted for under the headings, "Promoted" or "Transferred," as they were promoted or transferred in their own regiments, or to other organization in the volunteer service, therefore being no loss; also 453 officers of the Regular Army who held commissions in the volunteers.
3 From this total should be deducted 891, this number having been appointed to be commissioned officers, and so accounted for.
4 Includes 4 Regular Army officers holding volunteer commissions.