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Burdock Blood Bitters – Part III – Labeled Bottle and More

Part III from my friend and noted Civil War author Jim Schmidt…Make sure you visit his blog site and sign up to receive his posts. [from Jim Schmidt]  In this third and final post in a 3-part series on Burdock … Continue reading

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Double, Double Toil and Trouble – A Handwritten Secret Salve Recipe!

Fillet of a fenny snake, In the caldron boil and bake; Eye of newt, and toe of frog,Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting, Lizard’s leg, and owlet’s wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble. Double, … Continue reading

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Civil War Medicine (and Writing) Needs a Bigger Cake

We’re Going to Need a Bigger Cake ! (301 Posts!) In from Jim Schmidt… Well, yesterday’s entry marked 300 posts for the “Civil War Medicine (and Writing)” blog! Huzzah! Huzzah! Huzzah! That’s a tricentennial, or in the spirit of the … Continue reading

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