Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Oddments 9: Staggering Civil War Numbers

From mid-April 1861 until mid-April 1865 three million men North and South had seen war service. Killed in action or dead from wounds and disease were 360,000 from the North, 260,000 from the South [one-fourth of all white men of military age], a grand total of 620,000 Americans.

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