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Seven Days Battle, Day 7: Battle of Malvern Hill Casualties

Seven Days Battle, Day 7: Battle of Malvern Hill Casualties

The number of the Battle of Malvern Hill casualties totaled around 8,000. It occurred on day seven of the Seven Day's Battle 7 and the final battle of the campaign, where 50 percent of Confederates were wounded at Malvern Hill because of artillery attacks. None of the generals at the regimental level got killed or injured.

BATTLE OF MALVERN HILL CASUALTIES (JULY 1, 1862)

SourceConfederateUnion
Burton, Extraordinary Circumstances5,150 k&w

500 missing

2,100 k&w
Current, Encyclopedia5,355*3,214*
Eicher, Longest Night5,355*3,214*
Fox, Regimental Losses397 killed

2,092 wounded

725 missing

Fuller, Grant and Lee9.9% k&w6.0% k&w
Heidler & Heidler, Encyclopedia869 killed

4,241 wounded

540 missing

314 killed

1,875 wounded

818 missing

Keegan, Fields of Battle1,000+ killed

4,000+ wounded

c. 400 killed

wounded

Kendall, “'Murder'”5,650*3,000*
Konstam, Seven Days5,500*3,200*
Lowe, “Field Fortifications”5,300*3,000*
Robertson, Jackson5,650*2,825+*
Weigley, American Way of War5,500*

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