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What was the number of soldiers in the north during the civil war?

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04/28/2010

Estimates vary from 2 million to 2.5 million. The official number is recorded as 2,213,363. There is room for error though for many reasons, but especially given that at various times soldiers were offered a cash bounty for enlisting and more than a few enlisted multiple times under different names to claim bounties more than once.