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Unformatted text preview: sell • Feared slave patrols • Some spent some time in school by working in the morning and going to class in the afternoon Since Northern children were distanced from the war, they were not as directly impacted by it as Southern and Black children were. While Northern children experienced some discomfort, they generally still had enough food and supplies. The war affected Southern children much more since they had many shortages of food as well as other items. Southern children also saw a lot more of the war, rather than just the glorious aspect, since it was happening around them. Black children had a difficult time as well since they had even less food and also had to watch out for slave patrols. \...
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- Fall '08
- Civil War, American Civil War, black children