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The Norfolk Post Archive

  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • 18651866

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The port of Norfolk--established in 1680 at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and at the confluence of the Elizabeth and James Rivers--quickly became a major commercial and military center. As such, during the Civil War, the strategically critical city was soon occupied by Union forces. Thereafter, under martial law, Norfolk was significantly affected by the presence of the Federal navy and army as well as by the steady influx of Northern businessmen, former slaves, and refugees. Established soon after the war ended, the Norfolk Post not surprisingly reflected many of the changes wrought by the conflict.

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  • 824
  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • 18651866
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Source Information

The Norfolk Post, 1865–1866 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: December 11, 2014

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Archive Info

  • 824
  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • 18651866

Source Information

The Norfolk Post, 1865–1866 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: December 11, 2014