What were essential supplies on a trip by covered wagon in the 1800's

Essentials items taken by nearly all wagon parties in the 1800s: flour, hard tack/crackers, bacon, sugar, coffee and tea, beans, rice, dried fruit, salt/pepper.
Updated on Thursday, February 02 2012 at 01:01AM EST
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