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//]]> </script></div> <br /> <h2>The Ten Costliest Battles of the Civil War</h2> <h4>Based on total casualties (killed, wounded, missing, and captured)</h4> <img src="/images/divider.gif" width="575" height="14" alt="" class="center" /> <br /> <p class="c1">#1 -- Battle of Gettysburg</p> <p class="c3">Date: July 1-3, 1863<br /> Location:Pennsylvania<br /> Confederate Commander: Robert E. Lee<br /> Union Commander: George G. Meade<br /> Confederate Forces Engaged: 75,000<br /> Union Forces Engaged: 82,289<br /> Victory: Union<br /> Casualties: 51,112 (23,049 Union and 28,063 Confederate)</p> <img src="/images/divider.gif" width="575" height="14" alt="" class="center" /> <br /> <p class="c1">#2 -- Battle of Chickamauga</p> <p class="c3">Date: September 19-20, 1863<br /> Location: Georgia<br /> Confederate Commander: Braxton Bragg<br /> Union Commander: William Rosecrans<br /> Confederate Forces Engaged: 66,326<br /> Union Forces Engaged 58,222<br /> Victory: Confederacy<br /> Casualties: 34,624 (16,170 Union and 18,454 Confederate)</p> <img src="/images/divider.gif" width="575" height="14" alt="" class="center" /> <br /> <p class="c1">#3 -- Battle of Chancellorsville</p> <p class="c3">Date: May 1-4, 1863<br /> Location: Virginia<br /> Confederate Commander: Robert E. Lee<br /> Union Commander: Joseph Hooker<br /> Confederate Forces Engaged: 60,892<br /> Union Forces Engaged: 133,868<br /> Victory: Confederacy<br /> Casualties: 30,099 (17,278 Union and 12,821 Confederate)</p> <img src="/images/divider.gif" width="575" height="14" alt="" class="center" /> <br /> <p class="c1">#4 -- Battle of Spotsylvania</p> <p class="c3">Date: May 8-19, 1864<br /> Location: Virginia<br /> Confederate Commander: Robert E. Lee<br /> Union Commander: Ulysses S. Grant Confederate Forces Engaged: 50,000<br /> Union Forces Engaged: 83,000<br /> Victory: Confederacy<br /> Casualties: 27,399 (18,399 Union and 9)000 Confederate)</p> <img src="/images/divider.gif" width="575" height="14" alt="" class="center" /> <br /> <p class="c1">#5 -- Battle of Antietam</p> <p class="c3">Date: September 17, 1862<br /> Location: Maryland<br /> Confederate Commander: Robert E. Lee<br /> Union Commander: George B. McClellan<br /> Confederate Forces Engaged: 51,844<br /> Union Forces Engaged: 75,316<br /> Victor: Inconclusive (Strategic Union Victory)<br /> Casualties: 26,134 (12,410 Union and 13,724 Confederate)</p> <img src="/images/divider.gif" width="575" height="14" alt="" class="center" /> <br /> <p class="c1">#6 -- Battle of The Wilderness</p> <p class="c3">Date: May 5-7, 1864<br /> Location: Virginia<br /> Confederate Commander: Robert E. Lee<br /> Union Commander: Ulysses S. Grant<br /> Confederate Forces Engaged: 61,025<br /> Union Forces Engaged: 101,895<br /> Victory: Inconclusive<br /> Casualties: 25,416 (17,666 Union and 7,750 Confederate)</p> <img src="/images/divider.gif" width="575" height="14" alt="" class="center" /> <br /> <p class="c1">#7 -- Battle of Second Manassas</p> <p class="c3">Date: August 29-30, 1862<br /> Location: Virginia<br /> Confederate Commander: Robert E. Lee<br /> Union Commander: John Pope<br /> Confederate Forces Engaged: 48,527<br /> Union Forces Engaged: 75,696<br /> Victory: Confederacy<br /> Casualties: 25,251 (16,054 Union and 9,197 Confederate)</p> <img src="/images/divider.gif" width="575" height="14" alt="" class="center" /> <br /> <p class="c1">#8 -- Battle of Stone's River</p> <p class="c3">Date: December 31, 1862<br /> Location: Tennessee<br /> Confederate Commander: Braxton Bragg<br /> Union Commander: William S. Rosecrans<br /> Confederate Forces Engaged: 37,739<br /> Union Forces Engaged: 41,400<br /> Victory: Union<br /> Casualties: 24,645 (12,906 Union and 11,739 Confederate)</p> <img src="/images/divider.gif" width="575" height="14" alt="" class="center" /> <br /> <p class="c1">#9 -- Battle of Shiloh</p> <p class="c3">Date: April 6-7, 1862<br /> Location: Tennessee<br /> Confederate Commander: Albert Sidney Johnston - P. G. T. Beauregard<br /> Union Commander: Ulysses S. Grant<br /> Confederate Forces Engaged: 40,335<br /> Union Forces Engaged: 62,682<br /> Victory: Union<br /> Casualties: 23,741 (13,047 Union and 10,694 Confederate)</p> <img src="/images/divider.gif" width="575" height="14" alt="" class="center" /> <br /> <p class="c1">#10 -- Battle of Fort Donelson</p> <p class="c3">Date: February 13-16, 1862<br /> Location: Tennessee<br /> Confederate Commander: John B. Floyd - Simon B. Buckner<br /> Union Commander: Ulysses S. Grant<br /> Confederate Forces Engaged: 21,000<br /> Union Forces Engaged: 27,000<br /> Victory: Union<br /> Casualties: 19,455 (2,832 Union and 16,623 Confederate)</p> <br /> <img src="/images/divider.gif" width="575" height="14" alt="" class="center" /> <br /> <br /> <ul class="links"> <li><a href="http://www.angelpig.org/"><img width="155" height="120" src="/images/magnolia_home.gif" alt="Home" /></a></li> <li><a href="http://www.angelpig.org/sitemenu.html"><img width="155" height="120" src="/images/sitemenu_link.gif" alt="Site Menu" /></a></li> </ul> <div id="footer"> <p>| <a href="http://www.angelpig.org" title="angelpig.org">angelpig.org</a> | Hosted by <a href="http://www.networksolutions.com">Network Solutions</a> | <a href="http://validator.w3.org" title="This page validates as XHTML 1.0 Strict"><abbr title="eXtensible HyperText Markup Language">XHTML</abbr></a> | <a href="http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/" title="This page validates as CSS"><abbr title="Cascading Style Sheets">CSS</abbr> |</a></p> </div> </div> <div id="bottom"></div> </div> <!-- NO COPY--> <script type="text/javascript"> //<![CDATA[ //Disable select-text script (IE4+, NS6+)- By Andy Scott //Exclusive permission granted to Dynamic Drive to feature script //Visit http://www.dynamicdrive.com for this script function disableselect(e){ return false } function reEnable(){ return true } //if IE4+ document.onselectstart=new Function ("return false") //if NS6 if (window.sidebar){ document.onmousedown=disableselect document.onclick=reEnable } //]]> </script><!--NO COPY--> <!--NO CLICK--> <script type="text/javascript"> //<![CDATA[ <!-- //Disable right mouse click Script //By Maximus (maximus@nsimail.com) //For full source code, visit http://www.dynamicdrive.com var message=""; /////////////////////////////////// function clickIE() {if (document.all) {alert(message);return false;}} function clickNS(e) {if (document.layers||(document.getElementById&&!document.all)) { if (e.which==2||e.which==3) {alert(message);return false;}}} if (document.layers) {document.captureEvents(Event.MOUSEDOWN);document.onmousedown=clickNS;} else{document.onmouseup=clickNS;document.oncontextmenu=clickIE;} document.oncontextmenu=new Function("return false") // --> //]]> </script><!--NO CLICK--> </body> </html>