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Nobody Likes Hardtack: A Civil War Food Presentation

Apr 28, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
895 Shore Road Bronx
Bronx, New York

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Known for his work on the movie Gettysburg (1993), Gods and Generals (2003), and Gettysburg: Three Days of Destiny (2004), as both an actor and a chief historical advisor, performing historian Patrick Falci will discuss what life was like for Civil War soldiers, including their diets. Attendees will have an opportunity to sample some savory and not-so-savory tidbits, including hardtack.