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Battles with Most United States Military Deaths on a Map

Can you name the 30 battles that have killed the most Americans in history?
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_battles_with_most_United_States_military_fatalities
For civil war battles, Wikipedia only counts Union fatalities.
Numbers killed refer to those killed in action, killed by disease or someone who died from their wounds.
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Battle
Conflict
Date
Fatalities
Opposing Force
Battle of Elsenborn Ridge
World War II
December 16 to 26, 1944
~5,000 killed
Nazi Germany
Battle of Saint-Mihiel
World War I
September 12 to 15, 1918
~4,500 killed
German Empire
Battle of Gettysburg
American Civil War
July 1 to July 3, 1863
3,155 killed
Confederate States of America
Battle of Leyte Gulf
World War II
October 23 to 25, 1944
2,800 killed
Empire of Japan
Battle of Spotsylvania
American Civil War
May 8 to May 21, 1864
2,725 killed
Confederate States of America
D-Day
World War II
June 6, 1944
2,500 killed
Nazi Germany
Pearl Harbor
World War II
December 7, 1941
2,335 killed
Empire of Japan
Battle of the Wilderness
American Civil War
May 5 to May 7, 1864
2,246 killed
Confederate States of America
Operation Thunderbolt
Korean War
January 25 to February 20, 1951
2,228 killed
China/North Korea
Battle of Antietam
American Civil War
September 17, 1862
2,108 killed
Confederate States of America
Battle of Aachen
World War II
October 12 to October 21, 1944
2,000 killed
Nazi Germany
Battle of Cold Harbor
American Civil War
May 21 to June 12, 1864
1,844 killed
Confederate States of America
Battle of Tarawa
World War II
November 20 to November 23, 1943
1,759 killed
Empire of Japan
Battle of Shiloh
American Civil War
April 6 to April 7, 1862
1,754 killed
Confederate States of America
Second Battle of Bull Run
American Civil War
August 26 to August 30, 1862
1,747 killed
Confederate States of America
Battle
Conflict
Date
Fatalities
Opposing Force
Seven Days Battles
American Civil War
June 25 to July 1, 1862
1,734 killed
Confederate States of America
UN Invasion of North Korea
Korean War
September 30 to November 25, 1950
1,732 killed
North Korea / China
Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
World War II
November 12, 1942 to November 15, 1942
1,732 killed
Empire of Japan
Battle of Stones River
American Civil War
December 31, 1862 to January 2, 1863
1,730 killed
Confederate States of America
Battle of Chickamauga
American Civil War
September 19 to September 20, 1863
1,656 killed
Confederate States of America
Battle of Chancellorsville
American Civil War
April 30 to May 6, 1863
1,606 killed
Confederate States of America
UN Counteroffensive from the Pusan Perimeter
Korean War
September 15 to September 30, 1950
1,492 killed
North Korea
Task Force Faith
Korean War
November 27 to December 2, 1950
1,450~ killed
China
Second Battle of Naktong Bulge
Korean War
September 1 to September 15, 1950
1,305 killed
North Korea
Battle of Fredericksburg
American Civil War
December 11 to December 15, 1862
1,284 killed
Confederate States of America
Battle of Taejon
Korean War
July 14 to July 21, 1950
1,128 killed
North Korea
Battle of Savo Island
World War II
August 8, 1942 to August 9, 1942
1,077 killed
Empire of Japan
Battle of Belleau Wood
World War I
June 1 to June 26, 1918
1,062 killed
German Empire
Battle of Masan
Korean War
August 5 to September 19, 1950
1,057 killed
North Korea
Battle of Manila
World War II
February 3 to March 3, 1945
1,010 killed
Empire of Japan
3 Comments
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Level 59
Feb 13, 2024
countries us has fought jn?
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Level 74
Feb 14, 2024
Like as a quiz? I could make one, that'd probably be a lot.
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Level 59
Mar 29, 2024
yes