The Civil War Cookbook

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Courage Books, Dec 1, 1993 - Cooking - 93 pages
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Every Civil War buff will want to own this unique cookbook, which takes the reader right into the kitchens of 19th-century America. Illustrated with wonderful period photographs, it intertwines history and food for a fascinating new look at the lives of Civil War soldiers and their families. Traditional recipes, illustrated with full-color photographs and highlighted with historical anecdotes, include instructions for recreating treats sent in care packages to soldiers in the field, camp dishes, and special meals.

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User Review  - drbubbles - LibraryThing

A wanna-be coffee-table book. Half of the book (all of the right-hand pages) is pretty pictures of food and/or ingredients. The other half has pictures, recipes, and captions. I thought the book would ... Read full review


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The author of more than forty books, WILLIAM C. DAVIS is the director of programs at the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies. He is also chief consultant for the A&&E television series Civil War Journal and teaches history at Virginia Tech. He lives in Virginia. <br>

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