ROCK CANDY



Sugar candy was a special treat for Civil War soldiers, since sugar was so valuable that it was kept locked in a sugar chest and women wore the key around their neck!

CLICK HERE TO SEE A PICTURE OF MARY TODD LINCOLN'S SUGAR CHEST

CLICK HERE TO SEE A PICTURE OF BLACK STRAP MOLASSES CANDY

A research grant to study slavery and the Underground Railroad in Kentucky inspired, "A Promise Moon." I alluded to, or drew inspiration from my findings as I wrote my latest novel which is set during the Civil War. RESEARCH FINDINGS

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