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Jefferson County
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"It is the duty of the people to care for him who shall have borne the battle, his widow and orphan"
         ~Abraham Lincoln

 
 
 

Freedom Isn't Free 
Let's Not Forget 


KIA Memorial Stones

Revolutionary War Veteran Burials
American Revolution Year: 1775 - 1783 Service Members: 184,000 to 250,000 Battle Deaths: 4,435
Revolutionary War Pension Applications
War of 1812 Burials
War of 1812
Year: 1812 - 1815
Service Members: 286,730
Battle Deaths: 2,260
Indian War Burials
Indian Wars
Year: Abt. 1817 - 1898
Service Members: 106,000
Battle Deaths: 1,000
Black Hawk War Enlistments
Year: 1831 - 1832

Black Hawk War Burials
Black Hawk War Service Records
Mexican War Burials
Mexican War
Year: 1846 - 1848
Service Members: 78,718
Battle Deaths: 1,733
Civil War Enlistments
Year: 1861 - 1865
Service Members: 
Confederate-600,000-1,500,000  Battle Deaths: 74,524
Union - 2,213,363  Battle Deaths: 140,414
Civil War Service Records
Adjutant General's Report
Civil War Widows Pensions Applications
1883 Pensioners List
Civil War Prisoners of War
Transcription from Newspaper
Civil War Veterans
Transcription from Newspaper
Admission Records of 
Jefferson County Residents
to the 
Soldiers & Sailors Home
Spanish American War Enlistments
Spanish - American War
Year: 1898 - 1902 Service Members: 306,760 Battle Deaths: 385
World War I Draft
Year: 1917 - 1918
Service Members: 4,734,991
Battle Deaths: 53,402

WWI Service Men Photographs
World War II Casualties
World War II
Year: 1940 - 1945
Service Members: 16,112,566
Battle Deaths: 291,557

World War II Military Honor Medals
Korean War Casualties
Korean War
Year: 1950 - 1953 Service Members: 5,720,000 Battle Deaths: 33,686
Korean War
Our Men in Service
Newspaper Articles
Vietnam War Casualties
Vietnam War
Year: 1964 - 1975
Service Members: 9,200,000
Battle Deaths: 47,410
Persian Gulf War / Desert Shield/Desert Storm
Year: 1990 - 1991
Service Members: 2,322,332
Battle Deaths: 148, Nonbattle Deaths: 145 
Army: 98 battle; 105 nonbattle 
Navy 6 battle; 8 nonbattle 
Marines: 24 battle; 26 nonbattle 
Air Force: 20 battle; 6 nonbattle 
Women killed, 15 
U.S. wounded in action: 467.
Iraq War
Year: 2003 - Present
OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM 
includes casualties 
that occurred between 
March 19, 2003, and August 31, 2010
Service Members: 
Total Deaths: 4,412 
KIA: 3,482 
Non-Hostile: 930 as of 
December 30, 2014


OPERATION NEW DAWN U.S. 
CASUALTY STATUS ** FATALITIES AS OF: December 30, 2014
OPERATION NEW DAWN includes casualties that occurred 
between September 1, 2010, and December 31, 2011

Total Deaths: 66 
KIA: 38 
Non-Hostile 28 	


OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM U.S. 
CASUALTY STATUS FATALITIES AS OF: 
December 30, 2014, 

Total Deaths: 2,356
KIA: 1,846
Non-Hostile: 510

OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE U.S. CASUALTY STATUS AS OF:  
December 30, 2014

Total Deaths: 3 
KIA: 0 
Non-Hostile: 3

 
 
 
 
 

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