Clear Fog Blog

Political musings from Warren E. Peterson

Civil War in Four Minutes

Posted by Warren Peterson on March 28, 2010

Thanks to George S. For sending the You Tube link called “The US Civil War in 4 Minutes”. In four minutes one sees a war costing over 900,000 dead and wounded in a nation (North and South) of only 34,000,000 people. In the age of high tech warfare, a casualty rate of 2.6% of the population, double if one considers only the male population, seems inconceivable. This is truly a nation purchased with blood.

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