200,000 recruits were physically unfit and discharged either because they were ill or they suffered from other maladies, but still many slipped through the cracks and enlisted while very ill. Approximately three out of every five soldiers died of disease especially during the first year of the Civil War. Approximately half the deaths of soldiers were tuberculosis; pneumonia; diarrhea, whooping cough; chickenpox; intestinal disorders; mumps and measles. Because of the unhygienic shape of the Federal camps (rotten food and garbage of all types) bacteria and viruses spread throughout the camps and bowel disorders were common. Well over three quarters of the soldiers would contract chronic diarrhea or dysentery. Typhoid was treated with quinine and reduced fatalities, but malaria struck one quarter of the soldiers. Exposure to the elements, especially becoming damp and cold; pneumonia was the third leading cause of death.
Approximately 258,000 Confederate soldiers died during the American Civil War.
Approximately 164,000 Confederate soldiers died from battle wounds during the American Civil War.
The number of Union soldiers that died from disease during the American Civil War is 250,152.
About 365,000 Union soldiers and 260,000 Confederate soldiers died during the Civil War. This includes all causes of death, not just combat.
Of the 258,000 Confederate soldier deaths, 164,000 were the result of disease and other non-battle causes. More 50,000 Confederate soldiers died from dysentery alone.
Apprxomimately 164,000 Confederate soliers died from diseases during the American Civil War.
Around 600000 soldiers died from injuries or disease.
Around 650,000 soldiers died during the Civil War, with just over half of that number from disease and illness. The civilian numbers are harder to figure.
54% of union soldiers died
Approximately 360,000 Union soldiers died during the American Civil War.
Roughly 620,000 in total.
Around 360,000 Union soldiers died in the Civil War. About 123,000 were killed on the battlefield or died of wounds, and the rest died from disease. Diseases killed two soldiers on both sides for every one the enemy did.
Gunshot wounds Diseases. More soldiers died of disease than in battle. the answer is diseases, i asked my social studies teacher
being shot and infections
Approximately 360,000 Union troops and 258,000 Confederate troops died during the American Civil War.
Approximately 620,000 soldiers and an undetermined number of civilians died in the American Civil War.
Approximately 164,000 Confederate soldiers died from disease and other non-combat causes during the American Civil War. Dysentery alone killed 50,000 confederate troops.
What sanitation? Attempts were made, but thousands of soldiers died from diseases caused by the lack of proper sanitation procedure
about 260,000 confederates died and 350,000 Unions died total about 618,000 to 700,000 soldiers died
All told, roughly 620,000 soldiers were killed during the American Civil War. Many died from combat, and other things such as disease.
Soldiers in the US Civil War died mostly from disease and poor hospital care in hospitals. The remainder died during the many battles between the North and the South.
Approximately 360,000 Union troops died during the American Civil War from battle wounds, diseases and other causes.
There were so many soldiers that died 12,000 died from diseases 10,678 died from hunger 7,836 died in prisons 114,189 died in combat 13,890 died from war wounds
they had poor food and unsanitary water,also they had drills everyday. more people died from diseases than being killed in the war.