Virginia History with Rick Britton: The Cat That Would Not Boil

Virginia History with Rick Britton

Airing on the second and fourth Sundays of each month, CPN’s Dan Gould talks with local award-winning historian and cartographer, Rick Britton about a wide range of subjects from Virginia’s colorful 18th and 19th centuries.

In this episode, Dan talks to Rick about how a Civil War army on the move fed itself. Learn about the “mess”, the basic cooking unit of a marching army, and about “the cat that would not boil”.

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