Innumeracy

The Civil War Death Toll, Reconsidered http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/04/15/the-civil-war-death-toll-reconsidered/

2/3 of civil war deaths were due to disease.  Couldn’t those who died of disease simply been the wounded who outnumbered the killed in action by a sizable amount? This is a clear strawman. 

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