Imagine you were thrown back in time to the civil war period. No high end survival gear in sight. Just mud, sweat and men doing anything to have a somewhat normal life surviving. I can not imagine surviving back in the civil war period. I guess if we sat down and thought about it, the skills, tips and advice they can offer us hundreds of years later can serve in giving us great, tried and tested survival knowledge.
On the next page are survival skills from the Civil War ERA.