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Hardtack and coffee

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Published by Tales End Press .
Written in English


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ISBN 101623580447
ISBN 109781623580445

Hardtack and Coffee was a chapter included in Albert Bushnell Hart’s book, The Romance of the Civil War, published in The text as it appears here; however, is not verbatim as it has been edited. Hardtack and Coffee: Or, The Unwritten Story of Army Life, Including Chapters on Enlisting, Life in Tents and Log Huts John Davis Billings. , - United States - pages. 0 Reviews. .

Hardtack and Coffee is one of my go to reference books in my Civil War library. It explains every facet of a Civil War soldier's life from entertainment in camp to discipline. This book is a must have for every Civil War historian and historical fiction writer.4/5(7). In an earlier book by Davis, "Civil War Cookbook," reissued by Running Press last year, hardtack and other camp fare are illustrated with studio-quality pictures that make army cooking look appealing.

Hardtack and Coffee Here is the invaluable John Billings again, giving us what appears to be a wholly faithful account of eating--and not eating--in the Army of the Potomac. It will now give a complete list of the rations served out to the rank and file, as I remember them. Hardtack and coffee by Billings, John Davis, at - the best online ebook storage. Download and read online for free Hardtack and coffee by Billings, John Davis, /5(4).


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Hardtack and Coffee is one of the few to give a vivid, detailed picture of what ordinary soldiers endured every day—in camp, on the march, at the edge of a booming, smoking hell. John D. Billings of Massachusetts enlisted in the Army of the Potomac and curvived the conditions he by: Hardtack & Coffee: The Unwritten Story of Army Life - Kindle edition by Billings, John D.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Hardtack & Coffee: The Unwritten Story of Army Life/5(). Hardtack and coffee by Billings, John Davis, Publication date Topics United States.

Army Publisher Boston, G. Smith & co. Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language English. Addeddate Call number Pages: Hardtack and Coffee is one of my go to reference books in my Civil War library.

It explains every facet of a Civil War soldier's life from entertainment in camp to discipline. This Hardtack and coffee book is a must have for every Civil War historian and historical fiction writer/5. Hard Tack and Coffee: The Unwritten Story of Army Life is a memoir by John D.

gs was a veteran of the 10th Massachusetts Volunteer Light Artillery Battery in the American Civil ally published inHard Tack and Coffee quickly became a best seller, and is now considered one of the most important books written by a Civil War : John D.

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Hardtack and Coffee: Or, The Unwritten Story of Army Life, Including Chapters on Enlisting, Life in Tents and Log Huts, Jonahs and Beats, Offences and Punishments, Raw Recruits, Foraging, Corps and Corps Badges, the Wagon Trains, the Army Mule, the Engineering Corps, the Signal Corps, Etc.

Personal Photograph Album of John Billings, Author of Hardtack and Coffee, Kept During the Civil War by Billings, John [Civil War] and a great selection of related books, art. REPRINT** Billings, John Davis, b. Hardtack and coffee; or, The unwritten story of army life, including chapters on enlisting, life in tents and log huts, Jonahs and beats, offences and punishments, raw recruits, foraging, corps and corps badges, the wago**REPRINT** by Billings.

John Davis. ***NOTE: THIS IS A PRINT ON DEMAND VERSION FROM THE ORIGINAL BOOK*** and a. Boston: George M. Smith & Co. Second Edition, Hardtack and Coffee or The Unwritten Story of Army Life, including chapters on enlisting, life in tents and log huts, jonahs and beats, offenses and punishments, raw recruits, foraging, corps and corps badges, the wagon trains, the army mule, the engineer corps, the signal corps, etc.

Book is at least Very Good Plus, clean publisher's brown. In his excellent autobiographical book “Hardtack and Coffee”, John D.

Billings commented on using hardtack in “skillygalee” and “lobscouse”. “Lobscouse” sounded like beef stew or beef soup with hardtack added and “skillygalee” just sounded disgusting. The Paperback of the Hardtack and Coffee: Or, the Unwritten Story of Army Life by John Davis Billings, Charles W.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Read this book on Questia. Most histories of the Civil War focus on battles and top brass. Hardtack and Coffee is one of the few to give a vivid, detailed picture of what ordinary soldiers endured every day--in camp, on the march, at the edge of a booming, smoking hell.

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One of the most important memoirs of the American Civil War, this is Brand: Tales End Press. It is unfortunate that Hardtack & Coffee was not released during the war. The book would have been the perfect survival guide for any new recruit, allowing him to prepare for everything from lice to army rations.

Billings’ description of the strategies that privates used to survive could be mistaken today as good old-fashioned folklore. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Hardtack and Coffee - The Unwritten Story of Army Life by John D. Billings at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping Brand: Endeavour Media. Internet Archive BookReader Hardtack and coffee.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Hardtack and Coffee by John Davis Billings,G. M. Smith & co. edition, in English Hardtack and :   Hard Tack and Coffee: The Unwritten Story of Army Life () is a memoir by John D.

Billings, a veteran of the 10th Massachusetts Volunteer Light Artillery Battery in the American Civil War.