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Facts

Approximate ratio of American deaths in the Civil War to American deaths in all other wars combined: 1:1

Total population of the eleven Confederate States in 1860: 9,101,090.
Total number of slaves in the eleven Confederate States in 1860: 3,653,870
Total population of the Union in 1860: 22,342,2312

Percentage of total American population killed in the Civil War: 2% Percentage of total American population killed in World War II: 0.3% Percentage of total American population killed in Iraq War: 0.001%

Number of Union soldiers killed during the Civil War: 360,000
Number of Confederate soldiers killed during the Civil War: 258,000
Total number of men killed during the Civil War: 618,0001

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