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Provisions for the Army

Black-and-white illustration from Harper's Weekly magazine, issue of November 2, 1861, showing four vignettes of provisions being prepared for and sent to the Army.

Caption: Provisions for the Army:

(1) Testing and Weighing Salted Meats;
(2) Baking Army Bread;
(3) Examining Army Bread;
(4) Sending Provisions to Washington

Source: Illustration from Harper's Weekly, November 2, 1861, page 695

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Last Updated: December 19, 2011