In any event the Southern commissary was rarely able to provide either of those items or those quantities after 1861, arat any distance from principal commissary and transport centers...In 1863, responding to the rigors of campaigning, the Union WarDepartment revised the ration to...[for every 100 rations] ten pounds of green coffee beans or eight pounds of roasted beans, or one and one half pounds of tea..."
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