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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)

Source Confederate Union
Burton, Extraordinary Circumstances 5,150 k&w

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500 missing

2,100 k&w
Current, Encyclopedia 5,355* 3,214*
Eicher, Longest Night 5,355* 3,214*
Fox, Regimental Losses 397 killed

2,092 wounded

725 missing

Fuller, Grant and Lee 9.9% k&w 6.0% k&w
Heidler & Heidler, Encyclopedia 869 killed

4,241 wounded

540 missing

314 killed

1,875 wounded

818 missing

Keegan, Fields of Battle 1,000+ killed

4,000+ wounded

c. 400 killed

<2,000

wounded

Kendall, “‘Murder’” 5,650* 3,000*
Konstam, Seven Days 5,500* 3,200*
Lowe, “Field Fortifications” 5,300* 3,000*
Robertson, Jackson 5,650* 2,825+*
Weigley, American Way of War 5,500*

 

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