Olive's Ocean Characters

Kevin Henkes
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Martha Boyle

Grant realized the importance of the common soldier and made sure that he took care of his men, as much as was possible, during his command. At one point, Grant is facing many tasks but sets up a supply line to ensure that the men have the food and ammunition they need. At another point, Grant describes the trenches built by the men. Knowing that the battle would be drawn out and that the men would be forced to remain entrenched for days, the trenches were dug deeply with the dirt thrown over timbers piled to the front. The dirt and timber fronts provided additional cover so that the men were able to stand upright in the trench without fear of being shot.

On several occasions, Grant made a point of saying that the men should be given time to rest before being forced to march again...

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