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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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Topics: New Orleans (La.) -- Directories, New Orleans (La.) -- Commerce, New Orleans Suburban Area (La.) --...
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by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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Printed in two columns
3 p. l., [v]-xx, 730 p., 1 l. 16 cm
Topic: English language
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by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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368 p. ; 21 cm
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by Whately, Richard, 1787-1863
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xiv, 15-431 p. 19 cm
Topic: Rhetoric
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
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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
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by Palmer, B. M. (Benjamin Morgan), 1818-1902
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Cover title
Topic: Loyalty oaths
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Topic: Soldiers
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by United States. Army. Ordnance Dept; Confederate States of America. Ordnance Bureau
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Crandall 2487
Topics: United States. Army, Confederate States of America. Army, Ordnance
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...
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by Arkansas. Convention (1861); Walker, David, 1806-1879
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David Walker, president, resigned June 1; succeeded by George C. Watkins
Topic: Secession
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America
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Caption title
Topic: Confederate States of America
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Crandall 4029
Topics: Latin language, Latin language -- Grammar, Greensboro (N.C.) -- Imprints
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by Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives
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Caption title
Topics: Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865, Texas -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873
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Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
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...
Plates printed on both sides
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Surgery, Military, Confederate States of America. Army --...
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Introduction by Eugène Dumez
Topics: Vigilance committees, Vigilance committees -- Louisiana, Attakapas District (La.) -- History
"A ritual of the ancient and accepted Scotch Rite of Freemasonry."
Topic: Freemasons
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viii, 430 p. 23 cm
Topic: Spain -- Description and travel
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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
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by Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates
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Issued without title page; spine title varies
Topics: Administrative agencies, Administrative agencies -- Virginia -- Periodicals, Virginia -- Politics...
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Topic: Cooking
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An attempt to apply the prophecies in the Book of Daniel to the confederacy
Topic: Prophecies
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by Confederate States of America. President
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Topic: Confederate States of America -- Politics and government
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by Schmitz, Leonhard, 1807-1890
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x [9]-320 p. 17 cm
Topics: Latin language, Latin language -- Grammar
xxvii [1], 168 p. 16 cm
Topics: Fortification, Offensive (Military science)
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by Confederate States of America. War Dept
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James A. Seddon, secretary of war
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Confederate States of America. War Dept
"Ordinances adopted by the Convention of Virginia, in secret session, in April and May 1861": p. 1-44 (2d group) "Ordinances adopted by the Convention of Virginia, at the adjourned session in June and July 1861": p. [47]-73 (2d group)
"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
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by Roberts, Joseph, 1814-1898
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Cover-title
Topic: Artillery
Description based on: 1862
198 p. 22 cm
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Braddon, M. E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1835-1915
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Wallpaper covers
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by Pike, Albert, 1809-1891
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First line: Southrons, hear your Country call you!
Topics: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Songs and music, Confederate States of America...
"Written at the request of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of South Carolina."
Topics: Freemasons, Freemasons -- History
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Topics: Arithmetic, Confederate States literature, Textbooks, Arithmetic -- Early works to 1900, Textbooks...
xv, 601 p. ; 23 cm
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. War Dept; Randolph, George Wythe, 1818-1867
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"Confederate States of America, War Department, Richmond, March 31, 1862"--p.[1]
Topic: Big Bethel, Battle of, Va., 1861
Later published under titles: "An elementary course of permanent fortification ... by D. H. Mahan ... Rev. and ed. by J. B. Wheeler"; "Mahan's permanent fortifications. Rev. and enl. by James Mercur."
Topics: Fortification, Offensive (Military science)
John C. McGehee, president
Topic: Secession
Binder's title: Virginia convention, 1861. Journal, acts and proceedings
Topics: Secession, Constitutional history, Constitutional history -- Virginia, Virginia -- Politics and...
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Topics: Jackson, James W., d. 1861, Ellsworth, E. E. (Elmer Ephraim), 1837-1861
Caption title
Topics: Prize law, Privateering
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Longstreet, Augustus Baldwin, 1790-1870; Soldiers' Tract Association
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Caption title
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
"(Agate 32mo.)
Topic: Bible
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. Adjutant and Inspector-General's Office; Gilchrist, Robert C. (Robert Cogdell), b. 1829
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"With full index, explanatory notes, and such decisions of the War Department as could be collected touching matters of general concern to the service."
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Chaudron, A. de V. (Adelaide de Vendel)
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On verso of t.p.: Fourth edition-thirtieth thousand
Topic: Spellers
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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At head of title: Smythe's school grammar
Topics: English language, Textbooks, English language -- Grammar, Textbooks -- Confederate States of America
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Lander, S. (Samuel), 1833-1904
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Running title: Primary arithmetic
Topics: Arithmetic, Textbooks, Arithmetic -- Early works to 1900, Textbooks -- Confederate States of America
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by Lady of North Carolina
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Caption title
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Soldiers
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by United States. War Dept
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On spine: Heavy artillery, 1861
Topics: United States. Army, United States. Army -- Artillery -- Drill and tactics
At head: San Antonio, February 18, 1860 [i.e. 1861]
Topic: United States. Army. Dept. of Texas
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. Produce Loan Office; De Bow, J. D. B. (James Dunwoody Brownson), 1820-1867; Baskervill, C
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Printed form to be completed by hand
Topics: Cotton, Cotton
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by Confederate States of America. Surgeon-General's Office
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Caption title
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
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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
by Marmont, Auguste Frédéric Louis Viesse de, duc de Raguse, 1774-1852
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"List of works used in the preparation of notes": p. [15]-16
Topic: Military art and science
Includes index
Topics: Ordinances, Municipal, Ordinances, Municipal -- Louisiana -- Carrollton
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by Jeter, Jeremiah Bell, 1802-1880
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At head of title: No. 32
Topic: Swearing
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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
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Description based on: 1860
Topics: Taxation, Freedmen, African Americans, Indians of North America, Taxation -- South Carolina --...
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Topic: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
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by Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885
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At head of cover title: Price two dollars
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by Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia; Magruder, John Bankhead, 1807-1871
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Topic: Peninsular Campaign, 1862
190 p. ; 18 cm
Topic: Spellers
Caption title
Topic: Executive departments
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by Confederate States of America. War Dept
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Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Confederate imprint
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. War Dept; Hunter, William
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Caption title
Topic: Wool industry
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Topic: Scots-Irish
Includes index
Topics: Ordinances, Municipal, Ordinances, Municipal -- Alabama -- Huntsville
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Chaudron, A. de V. (Adelaide de Vendel)
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149 p. ; 18 cm
Topic: Readers
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"Bugle signals": p. 1-19 (end group)
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Confederate States of America. Army, Cavalry drill and...