President Theodore Roosevelt (aka Gibb Young) dedicated the Battle Casualties plaque with Honor, May 28, 2022
The BATTLE CASUALTIES plaque is the last element added to the American Civil War Memorial.
This plaque shows the top ten (10) highest number of casualties from battles fought during the civil war, April 12, 1861 to April 9, 1865.
The three (3) day battle of Gettysburg, PA, shows 51,112 casualties. The battle of Antietam, MD, which lasted one (1) day, totaled 26,134. These numbers help to empathize the significant cost of this war.
"LEST WE FORGET"