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Richmond Daily Dispatch, 1860-1865


Richmond Daily Dispatch, 1860-1865

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As of 2005, there are 1384 issues of the Richmond Daily Dispatch available dated between November 1860 and December 1865.  The newspaper was nonpartisan, meaning that much of its revenue came from advertising.  Although all the articles have been digitized, the project directors decided to save money by having only one day of advertisements every two weeks digitized.  Since most ads ran for many days or weeks, this is a substantial sampling of the ads without much loss of fidelity to the... More
Material Type: Collection
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: November 12, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 12, 2013
Submitter: Sue Patrick
Keywords: US Civil War, Virginia, Confederacy, advertisement, Richmond, US history, newspaper


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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