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FACTS AND FIGURES

GREATEST NUMBER OF PRISONERS HELD ON A SINGLE DATE AT ANDERSONVILLE
33,144 AUGUST 8 1864

DAY AND DATE OF GREATEST NUMBER OF DEATHS
AUGUST 23 1864 127

NUMBER OF PRISONERS RECIEVED DURING ITS OPERATION
45,613

DAILY AVERAGE NUMBER OF DEATHS DURING ITS OPERATION
29 3/4

RATIO OF MORTALITY per 1000 OF MEAN STRENGTH
24%

MORTALITY OF 18,000 REGISTERED PATIENTS
75%



Referance: " The Southern Side " by R. Randolph Stevenson Chief Confederate Surgeon Andersonville Stockade Pg. 404

CAUSE

NUMBER

Anasarca 377
Asphyxia 7
Ascites 24
Asthma 3
Bronchitis 93
Catarrh 55
Constipation 5
Diarrhea , Chronic 4000
Diarrhea Acute 817
Debilitas 198
Dipththeria 3
Dyspepsia 2
Diabetes 1
Dysenteria 1384
Erysipelas 11
Febris Typhoides 229
Fistula 2
Fracture 1
Febris Remittens 177
Gonorrhea 3
Gangrene 678
Hydrocele 1
Hemorrhoids 1
Jaundice 9
Laryngitis 4
Nostalgia 7
Nephritis 4
Phtisis 54
Pleuritis 54
Pneumonia 321
Paralysis 1
Rheumatism 83
Scurvy 3574
Syphilis 7
Scrofula 3
Sunstroke 52
Small Pox 68
Vaccine Ulcers 4
Gunshot wounds 155
Unknown 443
Hung in the stockade 6
Total 12,912