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Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints

Duke holds one of the world’s largest collections of Confederate imprints, or items printed in the Confederate States of America between secession from the Union and the surrender of the Confederate military forces (December 1860-April 1865). Confederate imprints are notable for their fragility and ephemerality, due to the scarcity of high-quality paper and a lack of large publishing and printing houses in the South, as well as for the view their contents give of military and civilian life in th...



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Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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368 p. ; 21 cm
Includes indexes
Topics: New Orleans (La.) -- Directories, New Orleans (La.) -- Commerce, New Orleans Suburban Area (La.) --...
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. Post-Office Dept; Reagan, John H. (John Henninger), 1818-1905
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Caption title
Topic: Postal service
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Teasdale, T. C. (Thomas Cox), 1808-1891
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Caption title
Topics: Salvation, Soldiers
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. War Dept
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Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topic: Confederate States of America. Cavalry
3 p. l., [v]-xx, 730 p., 1 l. 16 cm
Topic: English language
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821; Burnod, ------; D'Aguilar, G. C. (George Charles), Sir, 1784-1855
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Contains LXXVIII maxims, annotated by M. Burnod and translated by Sir George C. D'Aguilar
Topic: Military art and science
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. Post-Office Dept; Reagan, John H. (John Henninger), 1818-1905
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Caption title
Topics: Postal service, Military telegraph
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Whately, Richard, 1787-1863
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xiv, 15-431 p. 19 cm
Topic: Rhetoric
Plates printed on both sides
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Surgery, Military, Confederate States of America. Army --...
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873
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Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topic: Soldiers
"A ritual of the ancient and accepted Scotch Rite of Freemasonry."
Topic: Freemasons
Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topic: Sermons, American
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Patten, George Washington, 1808-1882
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Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topic: Cavalry drill and tactics
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. War Dept; Seddon, James A
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James A. Seddon, secretary of war
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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Founded as a semi-monthly by J. W. and W. S. Jones in Augusta in 1843, the Southern cultivator was "devoted to the interests of southern agriculture, designed to improve the mind and elevate the character of the tillers of the soil, and to introduce a more enlightened system of culture." It moved to Athens after the war, and then to Atlanta, changing its frequency of issue, absorbing a number of other farm journals, and adding the title of one of them, the Dixie farmer, to its own in...
Topic: Agriculture
"This edition of the Civil Code of Louisiana is a reprint of the edition of 1825, published by authority of the state. The editor has not felt at liberty to make any alterations in the text, except to correct manifest errors"--Advertisement
Topic: Civil law
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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Caption (p. [1]) "Ordnance manual. Chapter first. Ordnance. The following are the kinds and calibres of ordnance used in the land service of the Confederate States."
Topics: United States. Army, Confederate States of America. Army, Confederate States of America. Ordnance...
At head of title: Confederate States of America, Bureau of Conscription, Richmoind, Va., May 14, 1863
Topics: Confederate States of America, Confederate States of America. Army
"Written at the request of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of South Carolina."
Topics: Freemasons, Freemasons -- History
Binder's title: Virginia convention, 1861. Journal, acts and proceedings
Topics: Secession, Constitutional history, Constitutional history -- Virginia, Virginia -- Politics and...
Cover-title
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment, 14th
Pref. dated Lawtonville, Apr. 10, 1860, and signed: Desmos
Topics: Slavery, Slavery -- United States -- Fiction, United States -- History -- 1825-1829 -- Fiction
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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Crandall 4029
Topics: Latin language, Latin language -- Grammar, Greensboro (N.C.) -- Imprints
Crandall 1653
Topics: Mississippi. Convention (1861), Secession
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Braddon, M. E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1835-1915
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Wallpaper covers
xv, 601 p. ; 23 cm
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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viii, 430 p. 23 cm
Topic: Spain -- Description and travel
Sibley's brigade as organized at San Antonio, Texas, in 1861 was composed of Reiley's 4th, Greens' 5th, and Steele's 7th regiment of Texas mounted volunteers. Waller's 13th battalion cavalry, organized at Hempstead, Texas, June 1, 1862, was attached to the brigade April 14, 1863. The brigade is also known as Green's and Hardeman's
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army. Sibley Brigade, Confederate States of America. Army. Texas...
John C. McGehee, president
Topic: Secession
J.P. Benjamin, Secretary of War
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Confederate States of America. Army
Crandall
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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Illustrations, including "Bugle signals", are numbered as plates
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Confederate States of America. Army -- Artillery -- Drill and...
152 p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Constitutional law, Secession, Constitutional law -- Alabama, Alabama -- Politics and government --...
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Roberts, Joseph, 1814-1898
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Cover-title
Topic: Artillery
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Virginia State Convention of 1861 (Richmond, Va.)
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For full contents consult Swem's Bibl. of Va., pt. II, no. 14760- 14811
Topic: Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Evans, Augusta J. (Augusta Jane), 1835-1909
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"Evans & Cogswell, printers, Columbia, S.C."
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. Navy; Mallory, Stephen R. (Stephen Russell), 1813-1873; Confederate States of America. Navy. Laws of the Navy p. 30-38
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S. R. Mallory, Secretary of the Navy
Topic: Confederate States of America. Navy
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Louisiana. Governor (1864-1865 : Allen); Allen, Henry Watkins, 1820-1866
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89 p. 22 cm
Topics: Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 --...
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. War Dept; Gorgas, Josiah, 1818-1883
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"This manual is adopted, with some necessary changes, omissions, and alterations, from the Ordnance manual of the United States service of 1861."--Pref
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Ordnance
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Texas. Convention (1861); Roberts, Oran Milo, 1815-1898
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Caption title
Topic: Secession
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. Adjutant and Inspector-General's Office; Cooper, Samuel, 1798-1876; Gilchrist, Robert C. (Robert Cogdell), b. 1829
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Title from cover
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. War Dept; Bloomfield, B
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Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Confederate States of America. Army
Interleaved, with manuscript notes
Topic: Attachment and garnishment
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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Description based on: 1847
Topics: Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Virginia, Freemasons
xii, 514 p. incl forms. 19 cm
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Surgery, Military, Confederate States of America. Army --...
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885
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At head of cover title: Price two dollars
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821; Bertrand, Henri-Gratien, comte, 1773-1844
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At head of title: No. 37
Topic: Jesus Christ
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. War Dept
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Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Confederate States of America. Army, Confederate States of...
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Burwell, William M. (William MacCreary), 1809-1888; Lagarde, Ernest
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Publication suspended, May-Dec. 1864
Topic: Confederate States of America -- History -- Periodicals
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. War Dept
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Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Confederate imprint
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Evangelical Tract Society (Petersburg, Va.)
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Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topics: Christian life, Happiness
"(Agate 32mo.)
Topic: Bible
English and French on opposite pages
Topic: Louisiana -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885
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At head of cover title: Price two dollars
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Smith, Roswell Chamberlain, 1797-1875
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216 p. 18 cm
Topics: English language, English language -- Grammar
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Broad River Baptist Association (N.C.)
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Title varies slightly
Topics: Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Baptists
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Georgia. Commissary General; Whitaker, Jared I
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Signed: Jared I. Whitaker, Commissary General
Topics: Salt, Military dependents
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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Caption title
Topics: Confederate States of America. Bureau of Conscription, Confederate States of America. Army
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. Surgeon-General's Office
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Caption title
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Smith, Roswell Chamberlain, 1797-1875
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"Compiled from the 'New English grammar' of Roswell C. Smith."--Pref
Topic: English language
The appendix contains reports and correspondence of commissioners to other states
Topics: Secession, Alabama -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. Post-Office Dept; Reagan, John H. (John Henninger), 1818-1905
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Caption title
Topic: Postal service
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. War Dept
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Dated: Assistant Q. M. General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, March 29, 1864
Topics: Taxation, Agriculture
Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topic: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. Congress. House of Representatives
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Caption title
Topic: Taxation
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Rains, George Washington, 1817-1898
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Caption title: How to make saltpetre [sic]
Topic: Saltpeter
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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At head of title: Circular instructions
Topic: Debts, Public
"Printed at the Southern Federal Union Office, Milledgeville, Georgia."
Topics: Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865, Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Reprinted from the author's "Concise system of instructions and regulations," pub. Philadelphia, 1836
Topic: Cavalry drill and tactics
At head of title: Confederate States of America, Post Office Department, Appointment Bureau, Richmond, Virginia, June 10, 1863
Topics: Postal rates, Postal service
Letter of transmittal signed: B. N. Clements, chief of the Appointment bureau
Topic: Postal service
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. War Dept
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Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Confederate imprint