Life as a Soldier during Civil War

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the life of a soldier during the civil war wasn't easy. not only did soldiers face the possibility of getting killed in battle, there daily lives where full of hardships. they had to deal with hunger, bad weather, poor clothing, and even boredom between battles.

Daily Life of a Soldier

Daily Soldier Routine

Soldiers were woken at dawn to begin their day. They had drills in the morning and afternoon where they practiced for battle. Each soldier had to know his place in the unit so the army would fight as a group. Fighting together and quickly obeying the commands of the officers was a key to victory.