Lincoln’s Death, New Nation: April 1865 to 1877
Lincoln Compared to Other Great Presidents
Which Union regiments suffered the highest rate of casualties during the war?
The Union records were better kept than the Confederate ones, and thanks to the tireless efforts of a lieutenant-colonel, we have the precise numbers of killed, wounded, and missing for many, but not all, of the regiments that served on the Northern side. The top five, in terms of percentage of losses, are as follows: