Women, Soldiers, African Americans In The 1860's

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Women, Soldiers, African Americans and many other people had big parts in the Civil War.The tensions of the 1860’s show the “human” side of the War in many harsh ways. Without these struggles we wouldn 't be where we are today. Many soldiers were young, they had fears that included false identity when dead and never seeing family again. As Joshua Callaway wrote in his journal they felt naked and poor during the war.This showed how dreadful battle could make the soldiers feel.Fears are a big part of being a human. Whether they were fighting for the North or South they both had similar struggles and fears. The Civil War was mainly started because of African American slaves. In the North there were free African Americans. They fought for both sides,
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