Baking Recipes From the Wives & Mothers of Civil War Heroes, Heroines & Other Notables is a unique collection of special recipes dating from the Civil War period of our history. It's a practical baking book as well as the modern person's guide to authentic baking recipes from the Civil War period. These recipes were popular, or at least regularly used before, during and just after the Civil War or War Between the States. Can you resist baking and devouring a skillet of Spider Corn Cake as it was served to the family of President of the Confederate States of America, Jefferson Davis? Maybe you'd prefer to whip up a batch of delightful Yeast Rolls favored by General Nathan Bedford Forrest? And be sure to try General Robert E. Lee's favorite Huckleberry Pancakes? Each recipe is an authentic updated family recipe from the terrible period of the American Civil War.. .