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American Deaths in Each War

Data from National Park Service internet web site

War

Deaths

% of Total American Deaths in  Wars listed at left

Year for Population Estimate

Estimated Population

Deaths/
Population

Revolutionary War

4,435

0%

1783

2,963,726

0.15%

War of 1812

2,260

0%

1815

8,439,167

0.03%

Mexican War

13,283

1%

1848

21,966,171

0.06%

Civil War

624,511

49%

1865

35,000,846

1.78%

Spanish-American War

2,446

0%

1898

73,565,688

0.00%

World War 1

116,516

9%

1918

103,262,929

0.11%

World War 2

405,399

32%

1945

141,745,184

0.29%

Korean War

36,516

3%

1953

159,725,011

0.02%

Vietnam War

58,152

5%

1973

210,274,081

0.03%

TOTAL American deaths in wars listed above

1,263,518

 

 

casualties

Gettysburg

54,807

Pearl Harbor

4,498

D-Day

4,900

 

 

 

 


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