The Hardships Of Being A Soldier In The Civil War

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Have you ever wondered about a soldier's life style? Who were they? How many soldiers fought in the war? In the Civil War, there were both Union and Confederate soldiers. Both Confederate and Union armies were made up of mostly young white boys under the age of 30. They used weapons such as knives and swords, but also firearms such as rifled muskets, pistols, cannons grenades and even machine guns. Read on to find out about how soldiers lived in camps, how they fought in battle and the hardships of being a soldier. A soldier's purpose is to fight and win. To do this, or have a higher chance of winning, they would attend camps that would prepare them for war. Soldiers in these camps usually trained for 4 years. They would live in tents large

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