[The Chicago Tribune Says]The Illustrated London News, vol. 42, no. 1190, p. 235.
February 28, 1863
The Chicago Tribune says the total number of hogs received in that city since Oct. 1--the commencement of the packing season--amounts to 1,056,110, and that these, stretched out in one line, would reach a trifle over 1200 miles.