DIAGRAM OF THE CAUSES OF MORTALITY
IN THE ARMY IN THE EAST
APRIL 1855 TO MARCH 1856
APRIL 1854 TO MARCH 1855
The Areas of the blue, red & blue wedges are each measured from
the centre as the common vertex.
The blue wedges measured from the centre of the circle represent area
for area the deaths from Preventible or Mutigable Zymotic diseases; the
red wedges measured from the centre the deaths from wounds; & the
black wedges measured from the centre the deaths from all other causes.
The black line across the red triangle in Nov 1854 marks the boundary
of the deaths from all other causes during the month.
In October 1854, & April 1855; the black area coincides with the red;
in January & February 1856, the blue coincides with the black.
The entire areas may be compared by following the blue, the red & the
black lines enclosing them.