Casualty List for March 17
Killed in action, 8
Died of disease, 11
Died from wounds, 2
Wounded severely, 17
Died from accident and other causes, 5
Missing in action, 1
Wounded, degree undetermined, 29
Wounded slightly, 48
North Carolina Casualties
Private Ervin Powell, White Oak, sick in hospital, previously reported missing in action.
Private Peter Moore, Trust, N.C., wounded, degree undetermined.
Lieut. Joseph H. Caldwell, Clemmons, N.C., wounded slightly.
Private Jesse Newkirk, Checkpin, N.C., wounded slightly. (Chinquapin?)
Nine Reported Drowned
London, March 15—Nine sailors are reported drowned in the sinking of the American naval transport the Yselhaven, which struck a mine at 1:35 o’clock on Friday morning, according to a report to Lloyds. The boat was plying between Baltimore and Copenhagen. Thirty-five survivors were brought Hartlepoon by a British steamer.