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Dear Julia,
Lee has surrendered. He said that we meet during the Mexican American warn but I have no idea when we did. I think Lee looks down at me because I was not dressed up when we signed the treaty. I will be coming home after this is all over and the slaves are back home.

Sincerely,
General Grant
Dear Julia,

This war should end soon. My anaconda plan has wrapped theSouth up and their supplies are dwindling. I visited our camps to raise morale. As I walked through one of the camps a soldier offered me some of a yellow slab that he said was cornbread. Boy, it was bad. I included the recipe below to see if you can make it any better.
Sincerely,
General Grant

Ingredients: ½ cup yellow cornmeal1 cup flourPinch of salt4 eggs2 tablespoons milk3 tablespoons of butter, softened Combine the cornmeal, flour, and salt in a bowl. Then add the milk, eggs, and butter and mix well. Pour into greased cast-iron skillet and bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
Dear Commander in Cheif,
My anaconda plan was a success. General Lee has been cut off from the southern suppliers and is scouring for supplies for his dying troops. With this, he will not be able to last much longer. Meade's win has sent Lee retreating out of the North and his right-hand man, Stonewall Jackson is dead, shot by his own men. Lee is fated to lose this war. We will destroy his army. You do not have to worry.
Sincerely,
General Grant
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Dear Commander in Cheif,
For my 2nd Blog post, I set up some flashcards. They can be located on the left-hand side.
Sincerely,
General Grant
I am having a lovely time. I just went and saw Comander in Chief Lincoln a few days ago and he said not to worry. He said that I would not have to enter the battle. After our little chat Mr. Lincoln invited me to a reception in his foyer with a few of his guests. Ms. Lincoln cooked a very good cake and I was able to get her amazing recipe. I can’t wait till the war is over so I can try it. Sincearly, Grant

Mary Todd Lincoln White Cake

Ingredients: 1 cup finely chopped almonds1 cup butter2 cups sugar3 cups flour3 teaspoons baking powder1 cup milk6 egg whites1 teaspoon vanilla extractConfectionary sugar Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a round bundt cake pan. Cream the butter and sugar together. Sift the flour and baking powder before adding it to the butter and sugar. Add in the milk and the almonds and mix well. Beat the egg whites until they are stiff and then fold into the batter. Then finally stir in the vanilla extract. Pour into pan and bake for one hour or until a toothpick …