The Civil War Diet
Brennan, Matthew Philip
- Publisher: Virginia Tech
Iron Brigade | nutrition | Stonewall Brigade | scurvy | diet | Civil War | dysentery | diarrhea | night blindness
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The soldierâ s diet in the Civil War has been known as poor, and a number of illnesses and disorders have been associated with it. However, a nutritional analysis placed within the context of mid-nineteenth century American nutrition has been lacking. Such an approac...