Corporal Simpson says, "Great Jerusalem, they keep turnin' up every ten minutes or so! We thought we'd lost forty-two men by straight count, but if they keep on a-comin' this way, we'll git th' comp'ny all back by morning' yit."
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Answered by Aslan
Crane is hinting that most of the men turned and ran during battle. The Corporal is surprised that so many men are turning up from a battle that should have been a blood bath.