1863 Richmond Bread Riots

This is Kelly Hancock, Director of Education and Programs for the American Civil War Museum in Richmond, Virginia, discussing the bread riots in Richmond in 1863.

The video’s description reads, “Kelly Hancock of the American Civil War Museum talked about the 1863 Richmond bread riots. She described the inflation and scarcity of goods that led hundreds of poor and working-class women to protest, as well as the trials and laws passed in the aftermath. The American Civil War Museum provided this video.”

https://www.c-span.org/video/?472455-1/1863-richmond-bread-riots

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