Wars

Second Battle of Bull Run Casualties

Second Battle of Bull Run Casualties

Second Battle of Bull Run Casualties

The Second Battle of Bull Run casualties were so numerous that almost 24,000 soldiers from Union and Confederate sides perished.

SECOND BATTLE OF BULL RUN CASUALTIES /SECOND MANASSAS/SECOND BULL RUN (AUGUST 28-30, 1862)

SourceConfederateUnion
Alexander, Lost Victories<9,100 k&w

81 missing

10,200 k&w

7,000 missing

Beringer et al., Why the South9,108

(18.8% k&w)

10,096

(13.3% k&w)

Boritt, Why the Confederacy Lost9,000*16,000*
Civil War Times, Great Battles1,550 killed

7,750 wounded

100 missing

(17%)

1,750 killed

8,450 wounded

4,250 missing

(20%)

Cobb, American Battlefields1,481 killed

7,627 wounded

89 missing

1,721 killed

8,372 wounded

5,958 missing

Current, Encyclopedia9,108

and

c. 9,000*

10,096

16,000+*

Esposito, West Point Atlas9,500*14,500*
Foote, Civil War1,481 killed

7,627 wounded

89 missing

1,724 killed

8,372 wounded

5,958 missing

Fox, Regimental Losses1,481 killed

89 missing

1,747 killed

4,263 missing

Freeman, R. E. Lee9,112*14,462*
Gallagher, Civil War9,200* (18.4%)16,000* (21.3%)
Heidler & Heidler, Encyclopedia1,481 killed

7,627 wounded

89 missing

1,724 killed

8,372 wounded

5,958 missing

Hennessy, “Second Manassas”1,300 killed

7,000 wounded

1,700 killed

8,200 wounded

Johnson & Buel, Battles and Leaders1,553 killed

7,812 wounded

109 missing

1,747 killed

8,452 wounded

4,263 missing

McWhiney & Jamieson, Attack9,108 (18.8%)10,096 (13.3%)
Nolan, “Demolishing the Myth”9,108 (19%)10,096 (13.3%)
Phisterer, Statistics10,700*14,800*
Thomas, Lee9,500*14,500*
Weigley, American Way of War9,197* (19%)16,054* (13%)
Author's Best Estimate: 9,500*14,400*