According to Estimated Casualties at the Battle of Gettysburg, total Northern casualties (wounded, dead, and missing) around 23,040 and the Confederates had about 20,650 -25,000 casualties. The North (Union) had about 27% while the South (Confederacy) had 30%-34% (Document B). It shows how many people were killed and how both sides had lost a lot of their soldiers and how each side both had disadvantages, which is why it is one reason the Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point from all of its casualties each side had to
One soldier even said it was “undoubtedly the toughest battle field of the Civil War.” These conditions were not ideal for a war because they were shooting guns and they could barely see. Many disasters could have happened, such as shooting a fellow soldier. Luckily, there are no known reports of this happening. This war could have been disastrous because of the poor
Afterwards, Warren was appointed a major general and soon defended Breed’s Hill. However, his death came upon during Breed’s Hill as he protected fleeing soldiers. Afterwards, Hugh Hussey wrote in Journal of the American Medical Association, if Warren would have survived, he would have been “a foremost leader in medicine and medical education”
However the confederates were led by Robert E. Lee in which they wanted to abolish slavery. The battle had an estimated amount of 51,112 casualties in the war through the 3 days the battle took place. Which can be found on Gettysburg (casualties) as a source. This 3 day war had been the bloodiest war in American history. In that 3 historical hero in the book “The Killer Angels” with injuries acquired from the war is Tozier, John Bell Hood and Buster Kilrain The first hero in The Killer Angels is Tozier a union soldier part of the 2nd Marine infantry unit.
Also, many diseases went on during this war, including more things for example: we were the Continental army, many people deserted to not fight in the war, scarlet fever was one of the best known diseases, Howe's army quartered in Philadelphia, valley forge was a camp 18 miles northwest of Philadelphia, quakers were people who fed the Continental army. The first reason I will re-enlist is because of family. Family is a very important thing to remember. “The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country.” Thomas Paine’s strong words help me to stay and fight for my country. (Paine 153) “What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly.” Paine’s words are more than strong enough to help us win.
The Overland Campaign was a turning point in the Civil War: it was a strategic victory for the Union, but consisted of heavy losses on both sides. In just 40 days, the Union lost 55,000 men. The Confederates lost 36,000 men, but with an army roughly half of the Union’s to begin with, their losses were proportionally much greater. The final battle of the campaign, Cold Harbor, led to extremely high losses on both sides, but was a defensive victory for Lee. Anti-war sentiments grew in the North and Grant was labeled “the butcher.” Despite the high losses, Grant knew this is what had to happen in order to achieve the North’s strategic objectives in the war.
These men were not supposed to record the battles themselves, just the “body counts” of how many enemies the troops had killed that day. The media was never allowed in the battles so the government could assure that the American public did not know how badly the Tet Offensive had affected the
In conclusion, deontology and kantian ethics plays a major role in how individuals think while they go into a combat. Nobody thinks about the consequences of any of the actions they are taking and moral concepts go out the window. In the film, we can see this when Taylor becomes a coldblooded killer and kills individuals who have not done anything to him or the members of the platoon, as well the war will be over if the platoon run out of men which only happens once the men in the platoon get injured twice during the combat they return home, even if they are found in a body bag. This film showed how in the Vietnam war is a major event in the history of the USA military which allowed them to focus on a certain population and how they think around different individuals while out in
Thesis: We Were Soldiers Once… and Young is the story of the 7th Calvary under the command of Col. Moore struggle for their survival against thousands of NVA troops, while never giving up composure in the face of certain defeat. Positive or Negative Leadership example (briefly describe and give relevant page numbers): On page 80 Col. Moore and his troops are on the breaking point after being dropped off by the Hueys and being attacked by the NVA. However unwilling to become the next George Custer he takes charge and calls in Fire Support. But he was unable to identify the enemy positions so by walking back each artillery strike he was able to hit the enemy and save his own men lives. Positive or Negative Leadership example (briefly describe
About 9,000 firearms deaths and 12,000 stabbings. So people who wanna kill others that bad aren’t gonna be stopped by telling them what they are doing is bad considering that 75% percent of shooters killed the self or had suicide by cop. So they don’t care because the law isn’t gonna affect them if they are dead which they usually intend to happen. Here's something else to get your brain thinking, Eric’s mom knew about his gun purchases and explosive purchases, she just did nothing. He came from an upper class family where everything was given to him without any effort on his side since day one.
Dr. Waldo ( who is a great surgeon ) gave us inoculations for smallpox so that we could get rid of the harmful disease(YouTube Valley Forge 2015). General Washington who thought of the inoculation idea was genius now 49/50 survive the smallpox inoculation. Britain who has encountered with smallpox has not found a cure for smallpox. Some of their men are now dying from smallpox. Dr. Waldo who tries to save us soldiers has been doing well, but harsh on us soldiers because we are the ones fighting with all the injuries ( Waldo, Doc.
In total they lost over forty-four thousand men in just one battle. Another reason was all the hand-to-hand combat. They did a lot more hand-to-hand combat than any other battle in the whole Civil War. Both the South and the North kept sending in troops for reinforcements. The Battle of Gettysburg is the bloodiest battle in the Civil
They worked assiduously to uncover new methods of treatment in order to provide the best care for heroic soldiers. The catastrophe of the Civil War propelled medicine because it demanded that unprepared doctors adapt to face exceptional challenges. Advancements in the basic principles of medical technology during the American Civil War triggered a scientific movement that transformed medical practices from traditional methods into a modern discipline. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, most people restored to conventional approaches to medicine, which were all far from true science. When the Civil War began, educated doctors were in high demand but none of them could have anticipated the extent of tragedy occurring on the battlefields.
The war took the lives of thousands of soldiers, civilians, and important figures. Towards the end, the confederates suffered 260,000 casualties and the Union suffered 360,000 casualties. In total, almost 620,000 soldiers lost their lives fighting for what they believed in. This war occurred between the years 1861 and 1865. The biggest battle during this war was the Battle of Gettysburg, a true dog fight that lasted for 3 whole days, where 51,112 troops were killed.
This two day battle was an advantage for the Union, but still suffered many losses. The Union lost over 100 soldiers and had many casualties. General Sherman was able to achieve his mission, which was to destroy the Atlanta railroad lines and because of this the industrial city was vulnerable. By the end of the battle, both nations lost many troops. There was a total of 3,149 casualties.