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  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. Belle Montgomery

    Forty-rod, Blue Ruin & Oh Be Joyful: Civil War Alcohol Abuse (In Both ACW Armies)

    Forty-rod, Blue Ruin & Oh Be Joyful: Civil War Alcohol Abuse With a plethora of colorful nicknames, alcohol was widely abused in both Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. by David A. Norris Union General Benjamin Butler was baffled. Every night a picket guard went to an outpost...


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