What are John Chadwick's and David Gardner's motivation to enlist in the army with Jeff Bussy?
Although John Chadwick decides at the spur of the moment to enlist with Jeff at Leavenworth, he has thought about joining for awhile. He knows he has brothers who can help on the farm in his place, he had planned to join up at Sugar Mound, and he has tried to get his father's permission for six weeks. He says, "I'm eighteen year old and...
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