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What was the average age of US Civil War soldiers?


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2018-04-11 15:20:24
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The average age of US Civil War soldiers was 25.


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The average age of southern soldiers is not known but ir would have changes as the war progressed as both very young boys and old men were pressed into service. For union troops it was 25.8 years old.

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