Food in American HistoryFood in American History Part 5: Pork A Nation Divided: The American Civil War Era (1861–1865)Grivetti, Louis E. PhD; Corlett, Jan L. PhD; Lockett, Cassius T. PhDAuthor Information Louis E. Grivetti received his PhD in geography from the University of California, Davis, in 1976. He and his students conduct research on human dietary patterns using historical and contemporary perspectives, especially in African, Asian, and Mediterranean societies and American ethnic populations. Currently, Dr Grivetti is Professor of Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis. Jan L. Corlett received her PhD in geography from the University of California, Davis, in 1999. She has conducted research among Hmong refugees living in California and has studied the roles of ethnic gardens in maintaining Hmong cultural traditions. Currently, Dr Corlett is a program evaluator at the University of California, Davis. Cassius T. Lockett received his PhD in nutrition science from the University of California, Davis, in 1999. He has conducted research on edible wild plants used during drought in West Africa and nutritional consequences of human food-related behavior. Currently, Dr Lockett is a research scientist with the California Department of Health, Children’s Medical Services, Primary Care and Family Health, Sacramento, Calif. Corresponding author: Louis E. Grivetti, PhD, Department of Nutrition, University of California, One Peter J. Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616 (e-mail: [email protected]). Nutrition Today: May 2002 - Volume 37 - Issue 3 - p 110-117 Buy Abstract This fifth installment of the Food in American History series considers the period from 1861 through 1865, the era of the American Civil War, with pork as the central food theme. © 2002 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.