What Happened to Civil War Soldiers After the War?
Written on:June 6, 2011
Much has been written about the hardships of soldiering during the Civil War. However, what of the soldier when he returned home after the war? How did he reintegrate into society and what was left waiting for him? By the 1880s soldiers began to reminiscence about the war in memoirs and regimental histories. But yet there was still a population in both the North and South that drifted from soldier…Read more...
In category: Civil War Soldiers, Veterans