US CENSUS OF 1860 - 31,443,321
NORTH 22,324,758
SOUTH 9,118,563

 

DATE OF SECESSION OF THE SOUTHERN STATES


                                                                                        SECEDED

SOUTH CAROLINA                                                           DEC. 20,1860

MISSISSIPPI                                                                          JAN. 9,1861

ALABAMA                                                                            JAN. 11,1861

FLORIDA                                                                               JAN. 11,1861

GEORGIA                                                                              JAN. 19,1861

LOUISIANA                                                                          JAN. 26,1861

TEXAS                                                                                    FEB. 1,1861

VIRGINIA                                                                              APRIL 6,1861

ARKANSAS                                                                          MAY 6,1861

TENNESSEE                                                                         MAY 6,1861

NORTH CAROLINA                                                          MAY 13,1861

COMPARATIVE CASUALTIES IN AMERICAN WARS
WAR       DEATHS
REVOLUTIONARY     4,435
WAR OF 1812     2,260
MEXICAN      13,283
CIVIL WAR      1,086,564
SPANISH AMERICAN    2,446
WORLD WAR I     116,516
WORLD WAR II     406,742
KOREA      54,246
VIETNAM      57,939


BRAKE DOWN  OF CIVIL WAR CASUALTIES
FEDERAL ARMY DEATHS 360,222
CONFEDERATE DEATHS  258,000
TOTAL WAR DEATHS  623,026
WOUNDS    471,427
 TOTAL   1,094,453


TOTAL COST  OF WAR (ESTIMATE ONLY)
FEDERAL - $6,190,254,700
CONFEDERATE - $714,379,372

HORSE  POPULATION IN 1860
CONFEDERATE - 1,698,338
FEDERAL - 4,417,130

MULE POPULATION
CONFEDERATE - 800,665
FEDERAL - 328,890


PERCENTAGE OF RESOURCES IN 1860
POPULATION
CONFEDERATE - 28%
FEDERAL - 72%

BANK DEPOSITS
CONFEDERATE - 20%
FEDERAL - 80%

RAILROADS MILES
CONFEDERATE - 30%
FEDERAL - 70%

FACTORIES
CONFEDERATE - 27%
FEDERAL - 83%



GENERALS OF THE BLUE AND GRAY


MILITARY EXPERIENCE                                        USA     CSA

WEST POINT GRADUATES                                             217       146

NON GRADUATES OF WEST POINT                             11         10

GRADUATES OF OTHER MILITARY SCHOOLS         9         23

REGULAR ARMY AND NAVY OFFICERS                   36         22

STATE MILITIA OFFICERS                                                40        10

EUROPEAN ÉMIGRÉ OFFICERS                                      20          3

OTHER WITH MEXICAN WAR BACKGROUND        62         58

INEXPERIENCE CIVILIANS                                             188       153

 

TOTAL                                                                                       583      425


 

OCCUPATIONS                                                                    USA      CSA

LAWYER, JURISTS                                                                126       129

PROFESSIONAL SOLDIERS                                               194       125

BUSINESSMEN                                                                        116        55

FARMERS                                                                                    23        42

POLITICIANS                                                                             47        24

EDUCATORS                                                                             16         15

CIVIL ENGINEERS                                                                  26         13

DOCTORS                                                                                   11          4

ALL OTHERS                                                                             24         18


 TOTAL                                                                                         583     425


 

CASUALTIES                                                                          USA     CSA

KILLED IN ACTION AND DIED OF WOUNDS                47        77

RESIGNED                                                                                   110       19

DIED BY ACCIDENT OR DISEASE                                      18       15

APPOINTMENTS CANCELLED                                             22         5

ALL OTHERS                                                                               12        10


 TOTAL                                                                                            209    126

Civil War Facts and Info

TOTAL UNION PRISONERS
HELD BY THE SOUTH - APPROXIMATELY 126,950
WITH THE PRISONER FATALITY AT 22,576


TOTAL CONFEDERATE PRISONERS
HELD IN THE NORTH - APPROXIMATELY
220,000. THE WAR DEPARTMENT LISTS
PRISONERS FATALITIES AT 26,436

SIZE OF ARMIES (ESTIMATE ONLY)
FEDERALS - 1,550,000 TO 2,300,000
CONFEDERATE - 800,000 TO 1,600,000

SIZE OF NAVIES (ESTIMATE ONLY)
FEDERAL - 132,554
CONFEDERATE - 5,827

1861

 
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