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Herald of Freedom and Torch Light, Sept 1862 (2-5A War news: Prices in Richmond)

Herald of Freedom and Torch Light, Hagerstown, Md., September 1862, page 2 Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information



PRICES Current.—To give our citizens an idea of what it costs to live in the rebel capital, we give the following list of prices given in the Richmond Whig;
Sugar 70c per lb; hams 60-70c per lb; lard 50c per lb; cabbage $1 per head ; potatoes 25c per quart ; tea $2 per lb; candles 75-$l.50 per lb; eggs per doz; ladies gaiters $15; men’s boots $25-50; butter $l per lb; salt 75c per quart; rice 15c per Ib; whisky $20 per gallon, and in great demand; fresh meats 50c per lb; molasses $6 per gallon; hoop skirts $20; men’s shoes $15-25.


Herald of Freedom and Torch Light

Maryland Historical Society

Sept 10-24, 1862

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Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862; Maryland Campaign, 1862; Hagerstown (Md.)--Newspapers.

Washington County, MD. September 1862

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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