Personal Narrative: Joining The Military

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During the Civil many soldiers have been separated from their wives and children since they were compelled to join the Union and Confederate armies. 620,000 American casualties would never see their families since they were forced to join the Union and Confederate armies at a young age. This reminds me of the time my father was enforced to join the army during the Gulf War. During that time, the United States had the right to draft young men for the army. My father would tell me stories of how scared he was to leave his family and would never see them again in his life. The recruiters informed my dad that he had one day to pack his belongings, my dad decided to move to Mexico and live there so he would never join the army. In conclusion, I’ve

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