Coffee With Jeff #25: The Eggnog Riot of 1826

23 mins - Published Sat, Feb 21, 2015 by Jeff Kelley

By the 1820s, West Point Academy had forbidden alcohol from the young cadets. However, when Christmas time came around, the youngsters wanted something to spice up their eggnog. Today, we tell the remarkable story of the Eggnog Riots of 1826!

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