Curt Locklear

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More Surprising Civil War Facts

1.From 1861 to 1865, the number of #orphans in America doubled. 2. #Horses and other draft animals had about a 7 month #life expectancy during the war. 3. The leading cause of death by disease during the war was diarrhea. About one case in 40 was fatal. Poor sanitation in camps and prisoner of war camps contributed to the situation. 4. Most #soldiers, when #marching, covered about 15 to 20 miles a day. Not bad, especially for southern soldiers who…

                     A Hacker in Africa   On the savannah in Africa, there sat quietly one day A brave e-book novelist a typing away. He sat by a brook ‘neath a low Bilbao tree And the dew on the grass cooled him off, don’t you see.   And the writer glanced once when a man with a book Came and sat down nearby him ‘neath the tree by the brook. The writer typed and he typed and he swatted at flies…