The Civil War Cookbook

The Civil War Cookbook is a highly visual and informative cookbook with a blend of recipes, full color images of prepared dishes, and a look into the lives of soldiers and civilians during the Civil War period. 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 93 pages. 

Copyright: 1993 

Publisher: Courage Books 

Author: William C. Davis 

ISBN: 9781561382873

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Description: The Civil War Cookbook intertwines history and cuisine for a new insight into the lives of soldiers on the battlefield and their loved ones at home.  

For both soldiers and civilians, life was hard, and skill and imagination were essential ingredients in every meal. 

Tracing the culinary experiences of soldiers from leaving home to the shock of the camp kitchens, this absorbing book features recipes, together with new, full-color photographs. Evocative illustrations, period photographs, and anecdotes provide historical background and combine to create a memorable, highly personal record. 


Condition: Good condition. Back jacket cover has some tiny tears and peeled laminate at bottom edge. 

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