How many black confederate soldiers died in the civil war?
Must have been minimal.
The Confederates did not agree to recruit slaves into the armies until the very last weeks of the war.
Casualty estimates for the Confederacy have been hampered by poor record keeping and the destruction of war related documents when Richmond was set on fire. Historians have come up with varying estimates based on many sources. Much of the time, the word of "approximately" is a common term used on this subject. One reliable source on Confederate casualties are that of the 800,000 Confederate men in uniform, 258,000 were killed and most of those were…
Many of the records were lost, but it is estimated that between 750,000 and 1,250,000 Confederate soldiers served during the American Civil War. Approximately 258,000 Confederate soldiers died from battle wounds or disease during the war. Therefore, between 21% and 34% of the troops that served were killed or died of disease.
Approximately 164,000 Confederate soldiers died of non-battle causes, which accounts for about two-thirds of the number of deaths. Most of these were due to diseases, such as dysentery, typhoid fever, pneumonia and tuberculosis. Dysentery was by far the worse killer accounting for more than 50,000 Confederate deaths.
Somewhere around 4000 Confederate soldiers died at Gettysburg. Records from this era do not usually include soldiers who may have died later from wounds received during a particular battle. Somewhere around 4000 Confederate soldiers died at Gettysburg. Records from this era do not usually include soldiers who may have died later from wounds received during a particular battle.
What battle has the melancholy distinction of having seen the bloodiest single day's fighting in the entire Civil War?
Yes, indeed The battle of Antientam was one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. About 10-20 men died every minute on each side. resulting in a total slaughter for each side. About 13,450 Union soldiers died, About 23,678 Confederate soldiers died. This battle was so fierce that 3 Generals died in it. So yes the battle of Antietam was a real battle.
There are zero 'Confederate Soldiers' buried at Fort Greene. The monument in Fort Greene Park is a 'Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument' for prisoners of the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783), therefore there were no 'Confederate Soldiers', which were soldiers of the Civil War (1861-1865). The Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument in Fort Greene Park, in the New York City Brorough of Brooklyn, marks the site of the crypt for more than 11,500 prisoners of war who died…
About 620,000 soldiers died in the U.S. civil war. The Union lost around 360,000 killed (110,000 in combat) and the Confederacy lost around 260,000 killed (93,000 in combat). About 360,00 Union soldiers and around 260,000 Confederate solders died in the American Civil War. A hole 5 percent of the states population was lost. Many were wounded. Back then the medican was so premature all they could do to save the wounded was to amputate. All…