Monday January 21, 2019

News Bulletins

Local Primary Resources: The Civil War Era & Late 19th Century

Chester County Historical Society

Fairfield Museum Boyd Family Bible, slave births listed

Fairfield Museum Confederate Money

Fairfield Museum Letter to daughter, 1861

Fairfield Museum Letter to Patsy, 1862

Fairfield Museum

Lancaster Library

Lancaster Library Estate auction, 1859
Interesting list of items from an estate sale: shoes, furniture, edible goods, etc. Page 3 even contains the amount paid for slaves, including single young men, women, and families.

Museum of Western York County