Food Shortage

Why are we short on food in the South?

Why Is This Happening?

As you know the prices of food have skyrocketed from 1861 to 1863 massively with families spending 10x the money on food now a days. Meat has sadly become a once a week at best luxury. There are three factors contributing to this.

What Happened because of the Food Shortage?

Riots in the South

The sitution grew so desperate that in 1863 riots started occuring at some bakeries in the south, one riot was only dispersed because Jefferson Davis threw all of his money on the ground and then ordered the people to disperse.