NORTHERN LADIES' CIVIL WAR RECIPES: COOKING ON THE HOME FRONT 1861-1865 (REVISED EDITION) PATRICIA MITCHELL

NORTHERN LADIES' CIVIL WAR RECIPES
NORTHERN LADIES' CIVIL WAR RECIPES
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Some decades before the American Civil War, Napoleon pronounced “An army travels on its stomach.” When the going was tough, if soldiers ate well they were more likely to succeed in their missions. During the Civil War, as they still do today, soldiers sometimes exaggerated the dreadfulness of the food, and sometimes they also downplayed the sparsity of rations. In any case, here are some of the genuine recipes written by contemporary cooks and combatants in the Civil War. Paperback 38 pages