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Saturday, April 24, 2010

THEY ALSO SERVED…

Women served as soldiers on both sides during the Civil War. Numbers are somewhat vague, but there are enough documented cases that we know it to be true. The fact that these women managed to pass their pre-enlistment physical exams tells us in no uncertain terms just how grossly inadequate those “exams” generally were:

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