Civil War Statistics

 

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Civil War Statistics
The Civil War Statistics provide interesting information and facts about the war between the North and the South that raged from
April 12, 1861 May 10, 1865 and was fought over a time period of 4 years, 3 weeks and 6 days. The Civil War Statistics provides a collection of data and facts about the population of the nation, some of the battles that were fought, the number of soldiers that were killed, the number of casualties and even the costs associated with the American Civil War.

Civil War Statistics
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th American President who served in office from March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865. The major event during his presidency was the Civil War. This article provides interesting facts and statistics about the terrible war in which 'brother fought brother'.

Civil War Statistics
The Civil War Statistics consist of a collection of interesting facts, data and information, some of which is divided between the North and the South:

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Civil War Statistics Fact 1:The total population of the North was 22,400,000 and the total population of the South, including slaves, was 9,103,000 according to the 1860 census
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 2:The number of men eligible for the Military (aged 18-45) totaled 4,600,000 in the North and 985,000 in the South
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 3:During the height of the conflict between 1864-1865 there were 1,044,660 men fighting for the Union and 484,800 troops fighting for the Confederacy.
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 4:The current figures indicate that 618,222 men died in the Civil War, 360,222 from the North and 258,000 from the South with another 500, 000 casualties
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 5:30% of all Southern white males, between the ages of 18 - 40, died during the Civil War
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 6:Over 56,000 men were captured and died whilst they were detained in prisons
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 7:174,223 men surrendered
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 8:Of the 2.3 million men enlisted in the Union Army, 70% were under 23 years of age
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 9:It is estimated that 186,000 Black-American soldiers served in the Union Army, 4,300 of whom became casualties on the battlefields
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 10:It cost a staggering $97,031.62 to capture Jefferson Davis, the President of the Confederate States of America.
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 11:It has been estimated that between 8,000 - 10,000 bullets were fired for every man killed and wounded the First Battle of First Bull
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 12:Over 70,000 Union soldiers died of Typhoid fever, diarrhea, and dysentery
 

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Civil War Statistics Fact 13:The Battle of Gettysburg claimed 51,000 casualties but the Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest single day battle during which the combined forces totaled just over 114,000 of which 22,717 men died
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 14:It is estimated that over 3000 horses were killed at the Battle of Gettysburg
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 15:The industrialized North had 101,000 factories, whilst the South had 21,000 factories and the Border States had 9,000
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 16:The North had 1.1 million factory workers, whilst the South had 111,000 and the Border States had 70,000.
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 17:Railroads: The Union had 20,000 miles of railroad compared to 9,000 in the South and 1,700 in the Border States. The Railroads cut travel time by 90%
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 18:The Union Blockade closed 192 ports by patrolling approximately 3,000 miles of coastline along the Confederate States using over 500 ships
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 19:Gatling Guns were the six-barreled machine guns that were capable of firing up to 350 rounds a minute.
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 20:The Hunley submarine was 25 foot long, just under 4 feet wide and held 8 crew members
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 21:The Union Ironclad Warship, the Monitor, was built in Brooklyn in just over 100 days and cost the Union $275,000.
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 22:There were 132,554 Union sailors of whom only 4,084 died during the naval conflicts
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 23:The "cornstalk" bridge over Potomac Creek was built by the Military Railroad construction corps from 204,000 feet of standing timber in 9 days
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 24:In 1864-1865 the Federal Military Railroad had with 365 engines and 4,203 cars. In just one year it delivered over 5 million tons of supplies to the armies in the battlefields
 
Civil War Statistics Fact 25:the 13-inch mortar, nicknamed the "Dictator", hurled 200-pound exploding shells at the Confederate earthworks over 2 miles away.

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Civil War Statistics - President Abraham Lincoln Video
The article on the Civil War Statistics provides an overview of one of the major issues of his presidential term in office. The following Abraham Lincoln video will give you additional important facts and dates about the political events experienced by the 16th American President whose presidency spanned from March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865.

 

 

 

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