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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Jan 2018 4:52 p.m. PST

"Napoleon Bonaparte once prophetically stated, "An army marches on its stomach." A simple yet very truthful statement and a point that brought major concern and consternation to many a military leader before and after the French leader uttered those six words.

In 1863, the state of Florida would prove its worth to the Confederacy. The 11th out of 11 states in population, Florida sent its native sons to the war effort, drawing from a prewar military age population of 15,000 souls. What the state lacked in manpower, another living, breathing, moveable force certainly made up for it.

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