Analysis Of The Article 'Children On The Battlefield' By Marcie Schwartz

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In the “Children on the battlefield” article written by Marcie Schwartz explains that boys under 18 have served in many wars including the Civil War. They would join by lying about there age, having their parents sign them up, or there teachers would influence the recruiting officer to let them join. Some recruiting officers would look the other way so that they could met their quota. When they were enlisted they had many hard and dangerous jobs to do and also also served on military ships. The boys often were home sick and did not know what they wanted to do with there life. They were smaller than most men so the standard uniforms didn’t fit them so they had to scavenge the battlefield for equipment and uniforms. They had important jobs
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