"Fate of Montanans during the Great War" Graph



"Fate of Montanans during the Great War" Graph


Bar graph showing casualties experienced by Montana during the Great War. Top bar extends width of graph and represents the 35,400 people who served in the war but returned home not wounded. The second bar represents deaths in service: 1,439 killed in action, 220 died of wounds, and 618 died of disease and other causes. The third bar represents the 2,437 wounded in service. The bottom bar represents the 5,000 people who died in Montana of influenza.


Grieving friends and family mourned the loss of loved ones. Of those who returned home, many suffered the trauma of wounds, both physical and psychological.


Montana Historical Society