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)
|Burton, Extraordinary Circumstances||5,150 k&w
|Eicher, Longest Night||5,355*||3,214*|
|Fox, Regimental Losses||397 killed
|Fuller, Grant and Lee||9.9% k&w||6.0% k&w|
|Heidler & Heidler, Encyclopedia||869 killed
|Keegan, Fields of Battle||1,000+ killed
|c. 400 killed
|Konstam, Seven Days||5,500*||3,200*|
|Lowe, “Field Fortifications”||5,300*||3,000*|
|Weigley, American Way of War||5,500*|
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