In the comments below, please answer the following questions and respond to someone else's comment.
1. What surprised you in the reading?
2. In reference to participation in war, what similarities and differences exist between Civil War civilians' and modern Americans?
3. Why do you think there are differences in how we participate in war as opposed to our historic counterparts?
Please post your comments within a week, so we have the following week to make responses. Please read Chapter V: The Effect of War on Civilian Life by March 29th and return on that day for the next installment of this exciting discussion.
Thank you for participating.