This recipe for Mincemeat Pie is from Godey's Ladies Book. These pies were popular served for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Six pounds of currants, three pounds of raisins stoned, three pounds of apples chopped fine, four pounds of suet, two pounds of sugar, two pounds of beef, the peel and juice of two lemons, a pint of sweet wine, a quarter of a pint of brandy, half an ounce of mixed spice. Press the whole into...
Who am I?
I was born in a famous place.
I had a famous Grandfather.
At age 11 I became a midshipman in the U.S.Navy,even serving on "Old Ironsides".
I received a B.L.degree in 1 year from the University of Virginia in 1840.
I served under D.H.Hill and John Bankhead Magruder.
I attained the rank of Brigadier General.
I served in the Confederate Government.
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR IN TEN VOLUMES
Frances T. Miller - Editor in Chief - The Review of Reviews Co.
Seventeen hundred men who marched 600 miles in sixteen days, from Vicksburg to Baton Rouge. On April 17, 1863, Grant despatched Colonel Benjamin Grierson on a raid from LaGrange, Tennessee, southward as a means of diverting attention from his own movements...
Just got back from a trip to the Outer Banks, NC. I was hoping to get in a stop at a CW site along the way. It worked out but only had a few minutes. The stop was at the Port O'Plymouth Museum in Plymouth NC. Great little museum. Much more than what I expected. And they have the 3/8 scale replica of the CSS Albemarle. I highly recommend this as a stop for anyone passing through that area.