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Civil War Casualty Totals
Source: "ALPHABETICAL LIST OF THE BATTLES (WITH DATES)
OF THE WAR OF THE REBELLION"
Washington, D.C.: N.A. Strait, 1905, c1903

Transcribed by K. T.
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CASUALTIES OF THE UNION ARMIES
1861-1865

CASUALTIES OF THE CONFEDERATE ARMIES
1861-1865

Killed in Battle

67,058

number not given

Died of Wounds

43,012

133,821 (partial statement)

Died of Disease

199,720

 
Died of Other Causes

40,154

 
TOTAL DIED

349,944

*

Deserted

199,105

104,428 (partial statement)

Captured

212,608

476,169

Paroled on the Field

16,431

248,599

Died while Prisoners

30,156

30,152

   

*Estimated number of Confederates Killed in Battle and died from "other" causes:: 198,524
Source: http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/cwc/other/stats/warcost.htm




Comparative Statement of the Number of Men Furnished,
and of the Deaths in the United States Army During the War of the Rebellion
Source: "ALPHABETICAL LIST OF THE BATTLES (WITH DATES)
OF THE WAR OF THE REBELLION"
Washington, D.C.: N.A. Strait, 1905, c1903

From a statement prepared in the Adjutant-General's office July 15, 1885

[Number of deaths in the Navy and Marine Corps not included]

States, Territories &c

Men Furnished

 

White troops

Sailors and Marines

Colored Troops

Indians

Total

Aggregate number of deaths

Alabama

2,576

     

2,576

345

Arkansas

8,289

     

8,289

1,713

California

15,725

     

15,725

573

Colorado

4,903

     

4,903

323

Connecticut

51,937

2,163

1,764

 

55,864

5,354

Dakota

206

     

206

6

Delaware

11,236

94

954

 

12,284

882

District of Columbia

11,912

1,353

3,269

 

16,534

290

Florida

1,290

     

1,290

215

Georgia          

15

Illinois

255,057

2,224

1,811

 

259,092

34,834

Indiana

193,748

1,078

1,537

 

196,363

26,672

Iowa

75,797

5

440

 

76,242

13,001

Kansas

18,069

 

2,080

 

20,149

2,630

Kentucky

51,743

314

23,703

 

75,760

10,774

Louisiana

5,224

     

5,224

945

Maine

64,973

5,030

104

 

70,107

9,398

Maryland

33,995

3,925

8,718

 

46,638

2,982

Massachusetts

122,781

19,983

3,966

 

146,730

13,942

Michigan

85,479

498

1387

 

87,364

14,753

Minnesota

23,913

3

104

 

24,020

2,584

Mississippi

545

     

545

78

Missouri

100,616

151

8,344

 

109,111

13,885

Nebraska

3,157

     

3,157

239

Nevada

1,080

     

1,080

33

New Hampshire

32,930

882

125

 

33,937

4,882

New Jersey

67,500

8,129

1,185

 

76,814

5,754

New Mexico

6,561

     

6,561

277

New York

409,561

35,164

4,125

 

448,850

46,534

North Carolina

3,156

     

3,156

360

Ohio

304,814

3,274

5,092

 

313,180

35,475

Oregon

1,810

     

1,810

45

Pennsylvania

315,017

14,307

8,612

 

337,936

33,183

Rhode island

19,521

1,878

1,837

 

23,236

1,321

Tennessee

31,092

     

31,092

6,777

Texas

1,965

     

1,965

141

Vermont

32,549

619

120

 

33,288

5,224

Virginia          

42

Washington

964

     

964

22

West Virginia

31,872

 

196

 

32,068

4,017

Wisconsin

91,029

133

165

 

91,327

12,301

Indian nations      

3,530

3,530

1,018

Colored troops    

99,337

 

*99,337

§36,847

Veteran Reserve Corps          

1,672

U.S. Veteran Volunteers (Hancock's Corps)          

106

U.S. Volunteer Engineers and Sharpshooters          

552

U.S. volunteer Infantry          

243

General and general staff officers, U.S. Volunteers          

239

Miscellaneous U.S. Volunteers (brigade bands, &c)          

232

Regular Army          

5,798

Grand Aggregate

2,494,592

101,207

178,975

3,530

2,778,304

359,528

  * Number not credited upon the quotas of any State
§ Includes losses in all colored organizations excepting three regiments from Massachusetts.

EXPLANATORY NOTES
With the exception of three Massachusetts regiments (organized and officered exclusively by the State authorities) whose casualties are included with those of the white troops from that State, all losses in the 178,975 colored troops are reported separately, irrespective of any credits allowed upon the quotas of the States. The deaths in the excepted regiments aggregated 574.

In all other cases the figures in the column of deaths represent only such as occurred among the white troops and Indians. Information relative to the number of deaths in the Navy and Marine Corps belongs to the Navy Department.

The colored soldiers organized under the direct authority of the General Government and not credited to any State were recruited as follows:
In Alabama, 4,969; Arkansas, 5,526; Colorado, 95; Florida, 1,044; Georgia, 3,486; Louisiana, 24,052; Mississippi, 17,869; North Carolina, 5,035; South Carolina, 5,462; Tennessee, 20,133; Texas, 47; Virginia, 5,723.

There were also 5,896 Negro soldiers enlisted at large, or whose credits are not specifically expressed by the records.

Of the number of colored troops credited to the States, 5,052 were obtained under the provisions of section 3, act of Congress approved July 4, 1864, from the States that had seceded.

The number of officers and men of the Regular Army among whom the casualties herein noted occurred is estimated at 67,000; the number in the Veteran Reserve Corps was 60,508; and in Hancock's Veteran Corps, 10,883.

The other organizations of white volunteers organized directly by the United States authorities numbered about 11,000.



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