Confederate Commissary General: Lucius Bellinger Northrop and the Subsistence Bureau of the Southern Army

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This is the first full-length study of a major supply bureau on either side of the Civil War. Confederate Commissary General looks at food, the most basic of all supplies. Everyone recognized the importance of plentiful food and its efficient distribution to sustain the fighting forces. Yet, political infighting, protection of each state's own interest, and scandalous rumors made Commissary General Northrop's task immeasurably difficult. This examination of Confederate food supply and distribution is an indispensable ...

Confederate Commissary General: Lucius Bellinger Northrop and the Subsistence Bureau of the Southern Army 1995, White Mane Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9780942597752

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