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Make Your Own Civil War Drum

The Civil War is often referred to as “The Boys’ War” because many soldiers were still just teenagers. The official rule of the Union Army was that soldiers must be 18 years old in order to serve. However, many boys lied about their age and recruiters would turn their heads. Many young boys who were too young to serve would ...

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How Well Do You Know These 30 Civil War Words and Phrases?

Test your knowledge of Civil War slang with this fun activity. It’s great for kids of all ages. (And parents, too!) Makes a great discussion starter around the dinner table or as a group activity on family game night. Download and print this activity here. New Audio Adventure Tells The Civil War Story Of Courage, Honor, and Duty

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