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Which war had the most deaths for US soldiers?


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the civil war the civil war

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The US Civil War (620,000 US deaths). World War II (417,000 US deaths)


Approximately 258,000 Confederate soldiers died in the American Civil War. Most deaths were due to disease.


379 US soldiers. 5083 = total number of deaths during the war.



About 12.5 percent of the deaths in the Vietnam War were blacks.


More Deaths of American soldiers, but then both sides were Americans.


Most of the deaths among soldiers in the US Civil War was the result of diseases. The idea that most soldier deaths were due being killed in battle is not true. However, certainly the wounds that were the result of actual battle, was a major contributing factor to the diseases the ultimately resulted in death.


They are estimated because they have so little soldiers and not as many union soldiers.


During the time of the US Civil War, the state of New York provided the most soldiers for the Union. New York was by far the most populous state in the US and provided almost 450,000 soldiers for the war.


The death and casualty statistics from the US Civil War have had many estimates. Some historians now claim the total deaths in the US Civil War reached 750,000. The usual number is around 620,000. With that said, most estimates on the deaths of Confederate soldiers range in the area of 250,000 or more. One obstacle in this measurement was that so many Confederate war records had been destroyed. It is worthwhile to note that diseases caused the majority of deaths.


The most US soldiers died during the American Civil War. That is because Americans were fighting on both sides.


Its not the popularity of the soldiers, but the conflict they are in. A great example was Vietnam. Most hated the war itselft, and why we were over there, not the soldiers.


The number of military deaths for all US military personnel is 416,800.


According to Wikipedia over 400, 000 US troops died during WW 2 and over 53, 000 in the Korean War, most of them were combat deaths.



there were 4,400 casualties in the war in iraq, and about 200,000 returned home, so your ratio would be just about 50:1




The US lost the most amount of men in the US Civil War, because the US was fighting itself. US citizens fought US citizens.


During the US Civil War, many deaths of soldiers on both sides died of diseases. In the South, it is estimated that 50% of Confederate soldier deaths were caused by or were related to various disease. For example, Malaria and Yellow Fever caused many deaths.


The last combat deaths of the US Civil War occurred on May 22, 1865. Three Confederate soldiers fired upon a large group of Federals at the Floyd, Virginia court house. The soldiers escaped but were soon tracked down. A huge volley of Union gunfire killed the three Rebels. They were the last combat deaths of the US Civil War.



Since the battle of Tuckers Valley and Gregory bridge there were 13,450 Missouri soldier deaths and 1 General death. Confederate deaths: 6,450 Union deaths: 7,000


84,000 US Soldiers are currently at war in Afghanistan


Many soldiers spent some time in prisoner of war camps during the US Civil War. Approximately 410,000 soldiers spent time in prison. Of these, 210,000 were Confederates, and 200,000 were Union soldiers. Approximately 56,000 in total died from disease in the prison camps. This was substantial and the figure is almost ten percent of all military deaths in the war.



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