Hardtack and Coffee: The Unwritten Story of Army Life
"Including chapters on enlisting, life in tents and log huts, jonahs and beats, offences and punishments, raw recruits, foraging, corps and corps badges, the wagon trains, the Army mule, the Engineer Corps, the Signal Corps, etc."
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Review: Hardtack and Coffee or, The Unwritten Story of Army LifeUser Review - Haley Whitehall - Goodreads
Hardtack and Coffee is one of my go to reference books in my Civil War library. It explains every facet of a Civil War soldier's life from entertainment in camp to discipline. This book is a must have for every Civil War historian and historical fiction writer. Read full review
Review: Hardtack and Coffee or, The Unwritten Story of Army LifeUser Review - Kris Pate - Goodreads
I finished this book with the feeling that I had somehow been a fly on the tent of a union soldier. Very interesting perspective and educational for the reader that enjoys reading about human nature during conflicts and true historical accounts. Read full review