1. JPK Huson 1863

    Period Grits, Greens, Scrapple And Succotash, What's Yours, Where And Why?

    Wonderfully entitled ' Harvest Dance ', I'm fairly sure harvest celebrations looked a little different. The theme was the same, celebrating the fact there'd be food to last through another long winter until Spring brought garden sprouts and the beginnings of another harvest. What was harvested...
  2. 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...

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