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Thread #9661   Message #3890496
Posted By: Lighter
26-Nov-17 - 09:34 AM
Thread Name: The Battle of New Orleans
Subject: RE: The Battle of New Orleans
> The American force suffered just over 1% fatalities, the British just over 2%.

Very low rates, but each side also suffered roughly four times those numbers in wounded.

If you or a loved one had been among the relatively few casualties, the "slaughter" would have been, shall we say, significant.