Food Shortages From the War

Civil War affecting home life

Cause:

There is a major food shortage due to many factors. One being that there has been a decline in manpower to the Confederate army. Also, the Union has occupation of most of the farming areas of land. Lastly, there has been a loss of slaves working in the fields. This is a big problem because everyone needs food!

What We Can Do To Save

Listen Up!

Save as much of your food as you can, buy only when you need to. Because of this shortage the need for food will increase as will the prices. There will be a large inflation. Farmers, keep farming and try to ration.