Life During The Civil War

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Going through hard times can make people appreciate life more because they cherish the good moments they have. During the Civil War, our nation was divided. An abundance of men, from the north and south, were leaving their families behind to fight. Wives being left alone to support the family. People receiving news daily that their loved ones would not be returning home. At times like these, people start to think about the joyful times they had with their loved ones. Going through rough time periods can make someone remember how amazing life once was. After one of the first major civil war battles President Lincoln gave a very eye-opening speech, “The Gettysburg Address.” He tells the people that this is the worst it’s going to get, and
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