Compare And Contrast The Fighting Sides Of The Civil War

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During the period of the American Civil war, the two fighting sides had some differences but also many similarities. Both armies, the Confederate and Union, had many volunteers. The men fighting were fighting for what they believed. The results would change the lives of millions of slaves and the lives of the plantation farmers who used the slaves. On both sides the camps were in rough conditions, disease, small rations, and battles over stimulated soldiers senses. The armies often ran out of food to feed the soldiers. When food deliveries were delayed, soldiers were forced to forage the countryside so they wouldn’t starve, but many of soldiers on both sides were starving and malnourished. Many of the men cooking meals were inexperienced
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