How Does Technology Affect Soldiers

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The technology and new battle tactics impacted the way the soldiers fight by in the Civil war they used bayonets, rifles, cannons, and boats. The battle strategies they used were flanks that are in formation together followed by a leader. An example of technology is “We pontooned the Escambia and then marched nine miles and camped”. The pontooned helped in the transportation in crossing the river of Escambia faster than they would before and to carry their equipment. “Something is up for the rebel pickets do not fire on our men and say they have been ordered not to”. This was a battle strategy used to follow all the commanders commands and to hold fire when need. This impacted the way soldier fight by not allowing them to fight without permission
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