The soldiers who died due to being too sick to actually fight, died not because they were killed off, but because they were forced to endure the brutal and atrocious winter of Valley Forge. Another key factor as to why the soldiers in the Continental army should have left after their term was up because the help they should have received was not being given to them. The Committee of Congress came to Valley Forge to discuss with George Washington on what the soldiers need. However, once there, in the engraving by William Henry Powell, the Committee of Congress seems to be contemplating on helping the soldiers thus causing the soldiers to look angry. The soldiers in the picture were barefoot and had little clothing on than the Committee of Congress (Doc B).
I will re-enlist facing these facts, the army is running low on soldiers, Americans should have freedom from Britain, and the army is receiving support from congress. The army needs men for many are not re-enlisting because they think they will die. Some are running away from camp. Others lay ill, dying slowly. This is an unselectable and a terrible fate.
When he tells his wife that he still has faith in their marriage, and to go see the pastor to talk about their situation the wife turns him down telling him “I don’t love you anymore”. This hurts Mr. Redd tremendously leaving him with bitterness that took over his life. This kept him away from starting a new relationship with the pharmacist in his town because he remembered all the pain he felt with his wife’s betrayal. The last actor who experienced PTSD, which was a part of anxiety was Ronnie Morgan. He was in the National Guard, and left his girlfriend Rae behind to serve his country.
Henry saw himself as a hero before he got into a battle, but when faced with the reality of war, his imaginations did not come true. For instance, during the march to battle, Henry was continuously complaining about how all the walking was tiring him out and that it was all for nothing. Henry said, “I can't stand this much longer, I don't see what good it does to wear out our legs for nothin’” (Crane 35). Henry knew what he was signing up for when he joined the army, yet in difficult conditions he lacked the motivation to keep going. Another scenario of cowardice shown through dialogue was when Henry was complaining about always losing battles and blaming it on his generals.
Rogers wish to join the army but could not because of his health. Next is the hero’s call to adventure. The hero is usually given a message by a messenger or an external event. For Steve Rogers, the war was his call to adventure. Once America joined World War 2 and started recruiting volunteers to help out in the army, Steve and his friend, Bucky, decided that they should join the army.
The war is something no one wants to go through. Soldiers train to fight for their country and for their very lives. In doing so, the war isn’t a pretty place to be in. Many soldiers have returned with diseases, missing limbs, and mental trauma. After fighting the war, numerous soldiers return home injured or has contracted some type of health condition or disease.
And this can cause some permanent damage to that person. People in today's society were not giving these veterans coming home from the war the treatment they need and well-deserved. However, the treatment of these veterans has been getting worse as time goes on. These veterans come home expecting glory and end up being treated very poorly. A fictional epic tale is about a hero who goes through many tragic events this epic is titled the Odyssey.
“When a man has seen so many dead he cannot understand any longer why there should be so much anguish over a single individual.” (Remarque, 181) During the war, many soldiers may often become desensitized and not feel the emotions they would usually feel when a friend or comrade dies. The war causes them to have a feeling of loss; they lose their emotions and friends; they lose a part of themselves during the war. If the soldiers were to think about every single death that occurred they would go mad. There are so many deaths everyday that it makes them have to move on pretty quickly. Paul, the main character from Erich Maria Remarque’s novel, All Quiet on The Western Front, and Roland Gerard Garvin, known as Ged, a British soldier who often
John Smith: Since I was unhappy being an apprentice to a merchant and not wanting to be a farmer like my father and brother, I decided to join the English soldiers to fight the Spanish. As my mother stated in the book, John Smith Jamestown Boy “I can see you do not like farm work and you will never be a good farmer, no matter how hard you try” (Barton 119). I worked as a merchant until the death of my
He would force Mama to bring his food because he did not want to go to the mess hall because he could not bear the people’s eyes which was full of accusing and insulting. At that time Papa and Mama were facing a hard life style that their family had never had. This was so humiliating and he felt insulted. After they were released from Manzanar some of the kids had to move to East Cost to find a job. Woody his son who went to the army was killed two years later.
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.
Today, many people wonder if they would stay with George Washington, or not enlist and go home back to their families. Like many soldiers, I would have quit for many reasons. For example, I would quit because of the harsh weather conditions, the many diseases and sicknesses throughout the camp, and the poor supplies. First of all, I would quit because of the harsh weather conditions. The weather conditions
After marriage, Hayes returned to his work, and began to defend runaway slaves and other cases involving slaves. Hayes considered himself against slavery, but thought that abolitionists were often times too radical and extreme to accomplish much. In March of 1856 Rutherford’s sister Fanny passed away, leaving Rutherford very upset as he had lost his childhood best friend. The attack on Fort Sumter in 1861 angered Hayes fiercely, pushing him to become determined to help his country in one way or another. Hayes stated upon entering the Ohio 23rd Volunteers “I would prefer to go into it if I knew I was to die .
In the nineteen-forties there was a terrible war raging on, with many dead, and others wounded. Little did America know, there was another war, a silent war, a war of opportunities and understanding. During the war years, morale was low and Americans were afraid to go to war, however; the Double V campaign encouraged Americans to fight for democracy and victory abroad and at home. Unfortunately, it didn 't include all Americans. African-Americans had been fighting for their own freedom for many years, but now, they wanted to fight for their country and were denied,“For surely those who perpetrate these ugly prejudices here are seeking to destroy our democratic form of government just as surely as the Axis forces.” It is amazing that we were
But as they celebrate, more confederate troops come and a second battle ensues, from which Henry flees from. During the march before the battle, Henry feared that he would run away from battle. And after being told by soldiers he wanted reassurance from that the others would do their fighting he felt more alone. On the march he was afraid that his regiment would be ambushed, but they made it unscathed. During the first battle Henry was ready along his fellow troops for the confederate attackers and didn 't