How did the Union casualties of the Overland campaign compare to the casualties suffered by previous Union generals in the Eastern Theater?
Under the command of generals McClellan, Burnside, and Meade, the Army of the Potomac suffered 82,600 casualties in two years of battling the Army of Northern Virginia. Under General Grant's Overland campaign of 1864, Union casualties numbered 64,000 in a span of six weeks.
General John Pope's casualties in the Battle of the Second Bull Run are excluded from these figures as he commanded the Army of Virginia for the most part, with troops from the Army of the Potomac arriving too late to impact the battle.
Of course there isn't an exact number... but there was an estimated 7,500,000 dead and 5,000,000 wounded.
460 were killed 1,724 were wounded and 1,312 were reported missing or captured
The Union lost 12,000 killed, wounded, or captured at the Battle of Antietam.
10,000 casualties of the union army 9,091 casualties of the south 29,495 men surrendered
There were about 11,000 casualties
Retreating toward Nashville Confederates were soundly defeated at the Battle of suffering 6000 casualties including six generals to 2300 casualties for the Union?
Franklin, Tennessee, November 30th, 1864.
Retreating toward Nashville Confederates were soundly defeated at the Battle if suffering 6000 casualties including six generals to 2300 casualties for the Union?
That's the Battle of Franklin . The Confederates weren't retreating, they were advancing. What they didn't realize was that Schofield was making a tactical retreat, in o…rder to link up with George Thomas in Nashville, and had no wish to make a stand at Franklin. The battle was unnecessary.
the union. about 350,000 on the union side about 250,000 on the confederate side
None, except one accidental death from a powder-barrel that exploded.
Approximately 10,142, though that does not include deaths by disease, obliteration of remains; (not finding a body to count), and the fog of war.
11,116 died and wounded and 5,676 prisoners and missing.
Total 2896 - killed, wounded and missing. This was considered shocking at the time, but it was dwarfed by the later casualty-figures.
The Union casualties at the Battle of Williamsburg were 2,293 men.