The Grandfathers
Vol.I, The Hall and Overstreet Families
Carrol Carman Hall, Springfield, IL, 1981

Vignettes
Page 192

Pay-Cost-Capture

Pay

In 1861 an infantry private was paid $13 per month - a Civil War colonel drew $95 per month - a brigadier general $124.

Cost

During the Civil War the average cost of a musket was $13.

Capture

The pursuit and capture of Jefferson Davis at Irwinville, Georgia cost the Federal Government $97,031.62.

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