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The Gallic War (De Bello Gallico) by Julius Caesar
Translated by Alfred John Church and William Jackson Brodribb
Book I Chapter 29: March of the Helvetii. Census of the Helvetii.[58 BC]
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In the camp of the Helvetii, lists were found, drawn up in Greek characters, and were brought to Caesar, in which an estimate had been drawn up, name by name, of the number which had gone forth from their country of those who were able to bear arms and likewise the boys, the old men, and the women, separately. Of all which items the total was:
Of the Helvetii [lit. of the heads of the Helvetii] 263,000.
Of the Tulingi 36,000.
Of the Latobrigi 14,000.
Of the Rauraci 23,000.
Of the Boii 32,000.
The sum of all amounted to 368,000 Out of these, such as could bear arms, [amounted] to about 92,000. When the census of those who returned home was taken, as Caesar had commanded, the number was found to be 110,000.

Event: March of the Helvetii