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November 1860-December 1865. There are currently 1384 issues of the paper available online,
Chronicling AmericaThis site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1860-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. The data is open and can be used outside of the platform.
"Ranging in subject matter from African American history in Virginia to Richmond's past and present...Collections are presented in a variety of formats, including photographs, art, text, video, and audio. "
Explore "the contours of Martha Washington’s life while also providing a window on women’s lives during the 18th century." Includes primary sources materials such as letters. Click on the "Archive" link.
"Probate records provide valuable information about the lifestyles of people during the colonial and early national periods. Such listings of possessions, from a time when household goods were not widely mass-produced, illuminate a family’s routines, rituals, and social relations, as well as a region’s economy and connection to larger markets. They also shed light on attitudes and policies toward slavery."