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How Coffee Fueled the Civil War

August 5, 2014 (Published: August 5, 2014)

We found Jon Grinspan’s recent New York Times story about the role of coffee in the Civil War absolutely fascinating. Who knew that William McKinley’s heroic coffee run would help fuel the Union army during the bloodiest single day of combat in American military history – and help propel him to the presidency decades later? […]