Hungry History

Category: American Civil War

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Bread or Blood: The Richmond Bread Riots

Find out what made Southern women take to the streets during the American Civil War.

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Desecrated Vegetables: The Hardships of Civil War Eating

When you think of military food, the word “delicious” doesn’t often come to mind. We’re’re taking a look back at the food that fed hungry troops, both the blue and the grey, during the American Civil War.

Food Remedies

More Than Chicken Soup: Food Remedies

Find out how food has been keeping the doctor away since the days of our Neolithic ancestors.