HW2: Food and Coffee during the Civil War

What I found interesting about the Civil Wars Soldiers diet was the Hardtack. It was a hard nutritious piece of cracker that was also called a tooth breaker because of how hard it was to bite into it. Some thing that was really interesting about the hardtack was how the soldiers would take the moldy cracker and dip it into their coffee to kill off the insect that were living inside of them instead of throwing away the cracker and wasting it seeing how they suffering from food shortages.

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