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"I have no doubt that there is suffering for want of food. The ration is too small for men who have to undergo so much exposure and labor as ours."
- General Robert E. Lee, January 27, 1864

In the days, weeks, and months that soldiers guarded their ever expanding lines around Petersburg, one thing became very clear. A soldier's spirit and willingness to fight was entirely dependent on being properly clothed, equipped and fed.

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