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Date:
February 27, 2020
Time:
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:
Watauga Public Library
Address:
7109 Whitley Road
Watauga, TX 76148
Contact:
817-514-5865
Cost:
free
Civil War Soldier Feb 2020
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Life of a Civil War Soldier

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Join the historical interpreter 1st Sgt. Josiah Ballou as he describes what it was really like to be a common soldier during the Civil War. The presentation includes replica weapons, descriptions of the Union uniform, and samples of what soldiers ate. Other topics include: Why they fought The life of an average soldier The role of African-Americans The role of women Songs of the Civil War Health conditions and the lasting impact on Billy Yank, Johnny Reb, and the nation.