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by James B Agnew


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Once I began reading I couldn't stop.

Once I began reading I couldn't stop.

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In his book, The Eggnog Riot: The Christmas Mutiny at West Point, James B. Agnew wrote that what happened thereafter was an all-out brawl between drunk students . The riot lasted two hours, until the 6 . Agnew wrote that what happened thereafter was an all-out brawl between drunk students, sober students, and faculty. Nearly 100 cadets took part in the riot overall. By the end of the night, the debauchery led to broken windows and furniture, unsheathed swords, one loaded pistol, and two assaulted officers.

the Christmas mutiny at West Point. Bibliography: p. 209-211. Published 1979 by Presidio Press in San Rafael, Calif. Fiction, History, Military education, United States Military Academy. Sylvanus Thayer (1785-1872).

At West Point he held the distinction of being among the first students to be. .

At West Point he held the distinction of being among the first students to be court-martialed for frequenting the taverns and was a notoriously heavy drinker; one time he fell down a 60-foot ravine. When Christmas of 1826 rolled around, Davis and his friends decided to keep their booze-soaked tradition alive, the judgment of Sylvanus be damned. As documented with the utmost attention to detail by James Agnew in his 1979 work The Eggnog Riot: The Christmas Mutiny at West Point, the festivities for a small group of students began around 10 . on Christmas Eve with a few batches.

The eggnog of today is generally a tame affair, served around Christmas time Breakfast Eggnog.

The eggnog of today is generally a tame affair, served around Christmas time. It even inspired a famous riot at West Point, and one of the ringleaders was a young Jefferson Davis. Some Eggnog Recipes: Ale Flip. From the Savoy Cocktail Book, tastes like an orange creamsicle.

And eggnog's health benefits were believed to go beyond just nourishment. But that Christmas, a group of cadets conspired to purchase eggnog ingredients from Benny Havens Tavern. According to an 1892 medical publication, the drink was also believed to be helpful in treating "la grippe," or influenza. In their book "The United States of Absurdity: Untold Stories From American History," Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds wrote that the school's "Eggnog Riot" began on Christmas Eve in 1826. West Point's tradition of allowing cadets to drink on certain holidays had been abolished, thanks to previous drunken shenanigans. The night spun out of control from there.

Long before Eggnog was just a boxy carton at the supermarket, one that turned up in the dairy case around Thanksgiving . And not just anybody, but the disciplined cadets of West Point

Long before Eggnog was just a boxy carton at the supermarket, one that turned up in the dairy case around Thanksgiving, people cared enough about the drink that they were willing to riot over it. And not just anybody, but the disciplined cadets of West Point. It was Christmas Eve, 1826, and at the . Military Academy it was anything but a silent night. The cadets nearly pulled the place down, and all because the officers denied them a proper drink of Christmas Eggnog

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at West Point rebelled against an alcohol ban, smuggling in whiskey to reinforce their eggnog mutiny.

On December 24, 1826, cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point rebelled against an alcohol ban, smuggling in whiskey to reinforce their eggnog mutiny. The situation deteriorated after that. MSNBC Election Night State Calls 2016 - Продолжительность: 15:54 Make America Great Again Recommended for you. 15:54.

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Comments: (2)

Flathan
A interesting historical account of one of the most egg-regious mutinies to have ever been hatched at a military academy. Once I began reading I couldn't stop.
Mall
I was really looking forward to reading this book, because my great great grandfather James Chidsey was in this riot. The book got lost in the mail, but the seller refunded our money. I guess I'll get it some other time.
Eggnog riot: The Christmas mutiny at West Point download epub
Author: James B Agnew
ISBN: 0891410368
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: Presidio Press (1979)
Pages: 211 pages