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XXIII. February, 1863 Proposed fixture of prices. depreciation in the North. Gen. Hooker in command of the U. S. Forces. Lee thinks Charleston will be attacked. Congress does nothing. some fears for Vicksburg. Pemberton commands. Wise dashes into Williamsburg. rats take food from my daughter's hand. Lee wants the meat sent from Georgia to Virginia, where the fighting will be. Gen. Winder uneasy about my Diary. Gen. Johnston asks to be relieved in the West. February 1 The Virginia Legislature, now in session, has a bill under discussion for the suppression of extortion. One of the members, Mr. Anderson, read the following table of the prices of Agricultural produce. Before the war. White wheat, per bushel$1.50 Flour, per barrel7.50 Corn, per bushel70 Hay, per hundred1.00 Hides, per pound7 Beef, per pound8 Bacon, per pound13 Lard, per pound15 Butter, per pound30 Irish potatoes1.00 Sweet potatoes1.00 Apple brandy1.00 Wool, per pound30