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Civil War Give and Take

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Question 1: It is one of the most important items a soldier will carry. He needs it for survival. But it also may be one of the most deadly in his possession. (hint: the danger is not from battle)
canteen
hardtack
rifle

Question 2: Without this to carry your food, cards, letters, and pencils, you might need bigger pockets.
backpack
housewife
haversack

Question 3: A temporary cure for homesickness, before telephones were invented.
letters
playing cards
housewife

Question 4: A brick-like, bug filled food to pack in your haversack.
canned meat
hardtack
fruitcake

Question 5: A mealtime pal that you soak your hardtack in.
coffee
canteen
tin cup

Question 6: Mystery meat that is nicknamed salt horse and blue beef.
hardtack
canned meat
spam

Question 7: A Union advantage that was brewed every morning by the soldiers and sorely missed by the Confederates.
coffee
lye soap
tea

Question 8: No marriage needed, but a needle and thread wouldn’t hurt.
lye soap
uniform
housewife

Question 9: I’m the smallest of all, but on the battlefield it can be very deadly.
rifle
bullet
toothbrush

Question 10:These were sinful items that helped you waste your money.
dice
playing cards
comb

Question 11: Don’t forget behind your ears.
comb
toothbrush
lye soap

Question 12: If you have an itch or just want to look pretty, then grab this item and run it through.
toothbrush
comb
housewife

Question 13: They may not be pearly white and they may not all be there, but these hog hair bristles will help you take care of what you do have.
toothbrush
floss
comb

Question 14: Heating up this race track can help you or get you in trouble for cheating.
playing cards
tin cup
plate