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30 Civil War Facts

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A battle reenactment in Port Gamble, WA, 2009

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Civil War soldiers had a 1 in 4 chance of survival.

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16th Infantry Regiment of United States


16th Infantry Regiment of United States

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. At Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 1944. Web 1 April 2010

More Americans died at the Bloody Angle in Spotsylvania, Virginia in May 1864 than at Omaha Beach on D-Day in 1994.

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