Alternative namesSloosh Doggies
Place of originUnited States
Main ingredientsCornmeal and bacon grease

Sloosh was a form of cornbread that was popular during the American Civil War, especially among Confederate soldiers.[1] Civil war historian Shelby Foote described it as a mixture of cornmeal and bacon grease to make a dough, snaked around a rifle ramrod, and cooked over a campfire.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Counihan, C (2000). Food in the USA. Routledge. p. 95. ISBN 0-415-93232-7.
  2. ^ Joy Hakim (2005). War, Terrible War. New York, New York (USA): Oxford University Press. p. 82. ISBN 978-0-19-518899-8. Retrieved 24 January 2013.