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I don't have the facts of the Army as a whole, but 5'9" is pretty standard. Soldiers come from all over the country so it's a pretty good reflection of the country as a whole. Combat soldiers tend to be a little bit taller.

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According to military records the average Union soldier had a height of 5' 8.25", and a weight of 143.7 pounds.

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Approximately 5'8" average height.

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5 '6

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