Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era

Statistical Abstract of the Napoleonic Wars: The Brunswick Army Authorized Daily Ration in 1815

Item Amount
Meat 8 ounces
Bread 2 pounds
Vegetables See Below

Vegetable Allowance

The soldier was authorized the following quantities of vegetables

Item Amount
Grits, Barley, or Rice 4 ounces
or
Peas, Beans, Vetches, or Oatmeal 8 ounces
or
Potatoes or Other Vegetables 1 pound

Source:

Gurwood, John. The Dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington Vol. XII London: John Murray; 1838. Pages 380 & 381

 

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