Children of the civil war

By: Cheyenne Steele

Children during life on the battle field. Q&A's

How was life in the battle field?

Boy's faced threatening life on the battle field.

How did the kids feel about life on the battle field?

Some of the boy's got homesick and they new that their families got left behide.

What were the musicians during the war?

They were unarmed and they could come into close quarters with the enemy.

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Kids from the south

The age limit was 18 until it was dropped in 1864 to 17.

Some of the kids joined the civil war because they were either runaways or orphans and they wanted to fight with there brothers and fathers.

The youngest soldier was a boy named Charles c who joined in Alabama at 11 yrs old