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What Revolutionary War soldiers ate [video]

The American Revolution is one of the most inspiring and interesting events in world history. Everything about it is fascinating, from the big picture implications to the little details––including what people ate.

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  • peas, peas, peas,peas, they were eating goober peas…….goodness how delicious, eating goober peas.

  • Tom

    This was a great video. And I got a good laugh at the beginning, on how to cook salt pork. My wife – a tofu eater – tried to cook some salt pork for me (she leans Vegan, I’m a Carnivore). PTUIIII! I told her “I appreciate the effort…but please stay in your lane!”

  • I think they were not eating so well at Valley Forge…

  • Ducky

    I doubt they were eating quite that well. And as IWANTOU stated, the menu at valley Forge was certainly not that hearty!