Yes, I agree, I think it is because the beans are crushed with our rifle butts.
This coffee is really good!
Cool, I could go for some nice music!
We are here to play some music for you guys!
Union troops crushed the beans with their rifle butts to make coffee and southerners often used peanuts, potatoes, and chicory to make coffee.
African American Soldiers
Bands were often charged with lifting the spirit of the soldiers. Sometimes bands were ordered to play in the heat of battle to help keep up the morale of the soldiers.
Yeah especially at a time like this.
I cant't take all of this screaming.
Battles in the Civil War were usually short, bloody encounters seldom lasting more than one day and most of the wars were in the forested country.
Prisoner of War Camps
I don't feel too good, I think I'm going to lay down.
Black soldiers in the South saw limited military action. Many officers used their personal slaves as orderlies and cooks, Many northerners believed that African Americans could not be trusted to carry weapons into battle.
Your food is ready for the soldiers.
If a soldier is wounded and needed surgery, the soldier would be conscious and fully awake if they didn't Chloroform to keep them asleep, because often they ran out of supplies.
*screams in pain.*
More than 50,000 men died in prison camps, and it was about the same for the north and south. Most died from shortage of food, disease, and smallpox.
Me neither I think I'm coming down with something.