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Dime novels were 19th Century’s popular paperback
By Doug Graves To fill the long hours between marches and battles, soldiers on both sides of the Civil War found ways to amuse themselves. Games like cards, chess, checkers and dominoes were played in the camps of these soldiers, as were athletic events such as boxing, racing on foot and cricket. Soldiers even used cannon balls to knock down rough wooden pins.