Homework #2: Food and Coffee in the Civil War

I’m a bit surprised to read that soldiers depended on coffee. I knew that many of them have to consume their food quickly and sometimes the food doesn’t look appetizing. I never heard anything about them depending on coffee. Coffee seemed really important to them, to the point where they made them anywhere with anything. It was the last thing they would enjoy before going into war. It’s understandable considering how most americans start their day with a cup of coffee. I drink coffee here and there. I don’t depend on coffee but maybe the circumstances would be different if I was in many of these soldiers position.

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