Valley Forge: Why I Want To Die

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Valley Forge

It is really cold, and there is no supplies. The date is December 18,1777 we are at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania and the situation is horrible, we have no meat, no clothes, and no medicine, also lots of people are dying because of smallpox and other diseases. Many people are talking about if they are going to re-enlist or not, so the question for everyone is would you re-enlist or not? I have decided to not re-enlist for three reasons which are there is lots of disease, I don 't want to die, and my family needs me. I know it might seem selfish but, I have a lot to live for.

The first reason I will not re-enlis is there is lots of diseases like smallpox, pneumonia, putrid fever (typhoid or typhus), dysentery, and hypothermia.
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It says in the background essay that you miss your family and are concerned about your aging mother. I have great concerns about my mother and of course the rest of my family. If things start looking better with my family and friends I can always sign back up latter. This reason is causing me to leave because my mom is getting elderly and needs my care. Also because I need to get in touch with my friends again and have a party.
I have decided to not re-enlist for three reasons which are there are lots of diseases and I could get sick, I don 't want to die, and my family needs me. I want to go home because there are lots of sicknesses and i could get sick and possibly die. Some people have been staying because the revolutionary army needs more soldiers to fight and I can understand that but, I would still go home to see and help my family. Before you think that I am being selfish remember our conditions no food, no clean water, living off of fire cake (flour mixed with water cooked over an open flame), no clothes, no shoes, just wearing rags. Why it matters today if you stay or not is because I think the community needs to see how selfish the world has

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