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Currently reading… Attack and Die: Civil War Military Tactics and the Southern Heritage by Grady McWhitney and Perry D. Jamieson. Incredible statistics describing the carnage resulting from Confederate offensives against fortified positions.Continue Reading →
As I was finishing up my reading on the American Revolution this evening, I learned the following regarding the percentage of the American population killed in several of our wars.
1st place: Civil War – 1.6 % of population killed
2nd place: American Revolution – 1.0 % of population killed
By contrast, 0.06 % of [...]Continue Reading →
On November 16, 2007 By Rene Tyree
Shockingly, Steere estimates that only 30 percent of soldiers who died in the Civil War were identified.Continue Reading →