camp and hospital cooking

  1. SWMODave

    ... it is amusing to see them coming round, cup in hand, begging ...

    The average soldier can smell pot-liquor a mile off, and he will go for it every time, unless he is tied. And "greens!" Did you ever see the negroes eat greens, at an old-time corn-shucking? It was nothing to the way the soldiers devour them. To the hungry soldier—and all of them are hungry...
  2. JohnW.

    Directions for cooking by troops, in camp and hospital.

    I thought that this was pretty neat. It was written by Florence Nightingale and published by order of the U.S. Surgeon General in 1861. Good ideas when you are feeding a very large crowd of shot up sick guys all at once :D...
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