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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.) --...
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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 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
Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topics: Jackson, James W., d. 1861, Ellsworth, E. E. (Elmer Ephraim), 1837-1861
3 p. l., [v]-xx, 730 p., 1 l. 16 cm
Topic: English language
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
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 South Carolina. Convention (1860-1862)
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David F. Jamison, president
Topics: Secession, South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Plates printed on both sides
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Surgery, Military, Confederate States of America. Army --...
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...
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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viii, 430 p. 23 cm
Topic: Spain -- Description and travel
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. Congress. House of Representatives. Committee to Enquire into the Treatment of Prisoners at Castle Thunder; Alexander, G. W
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Captain Alexander's defence: p.[55]-58
Topic: Castle Thunder Prison (Richmond, Va.)
Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topic: Cooking
"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
by Confederate States of America
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Caption title
Topic: Confederate States of America
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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Description based on: 1860
Topics: Taxation, Freedmen, African Americans, Indians of North America, Taxation -- South Carolina --...
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. War Dept
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"War Dept. ... James A. Seddon, Secretary of War."
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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 North Carolina. Convention (1861-1862); Edwards, Weldon N. (Weldon Nathaniel), 1788-1873
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Weldon N. Edwards, president
Topics: Constitutional conventions, Secession
xv, 601 p. ; 23 cm
At head of title: 2d Sess. 12th General Assembly, 1863
Topic: Law
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by Parker, William Harwar, 1826-1896
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xi, 189 p. ; 18 cm
Topics: Confederate States of America. Navy, Seamanship
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
2 p. l., [vii]-xii (i. e. xii), 59 p. ; 21 cm
Topic: Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States of America
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Evans, Augusta J. (Augusta Jane), 1835-1909
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"Evans & Cogswell, printers, Columbia, S.C."
198 p. 22 cm
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topic: Scots-Irish
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Bullions, Peter, 1791-1864; Craven, B. (Braxton), 1822-1882
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192 p. 20 cm
Topic: English language
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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...
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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Introduction by Eugène Dumez
Topics: Vigilance committees, Vigilance committees -- Louisiana, Attakapas District (La.) -- History
Binder's title: Virginia convention, 1861. Journal, acts and proceedings
Topics: Secession, Constitutional history, Constitutional history -- Virginia, Virginia -- Politics and...
John C. McGehee, president
Topic: Secession
Hummel, R.O. Southeastern broadsides
Topics: Confederate States of America -- Religion, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 --...
Cover-title
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment, 14th
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Georgia; Clark, Richard H., 1824-1896; Cobb, Thomas Read Rootes, 1823-1862; Irwin, David, 1808-1885
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Includes index
Topic: Law
English and French on opposite pages
Topic: Louisiana -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865
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
Caption title
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
At head of title: House of Representatives. Secret Session
Topic: Cotton trade
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
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17 p. 21 cm
Topic: Fourth of July orations
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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Printed in two columns
15 p. 23 cm
Topic: Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861
Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topic: Hemphill, John, 1803-1862
Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
14 p
Topic: Louisiana. Militia
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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Crandall 4029
Topics: Latin language, Latin language -- Grammar, Greensboro (N.C.) -- Imprints
Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topic: Soldiers
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271 p. 23 cm
Topic: Charleston (S.C.) -- Census, 1861
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. War Dept
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Includes index
Topics: Confederate States of America -- History, Military, United States -- History -- Civil War,...
"Bugle signals": p. 97-108 (6th group)
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
49 p
Topic: Tariff
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...
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885
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At head of cover title: Price two dollars
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Description based on: 1847
Topics: Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Virginia, Freemasons
Addressed to Capt. Leo. D. Walker, A.A. General
Topics: Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Blockades, Confederate States of America --...
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 North Carolina. Adjutant General's Dept
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Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topic: North Carolina. Militia
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Roberts, Joseph, 1814-1898
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Cover-title
Topic: Artillery
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Louisiana. Legislature. House of Representatives; Louisiana. Legislature. Senate. Official journal of the proceedings of the Senate ..; Louisiana. Legislature. House of Representatives. Journal officiel de la Chambre de la representans. 1857; Louisiana. Dept. of Justice. Annual report of the Attorney General ... 1864
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Description based on: 1872; title from cover
Topic: Louisiana -- Politics and government
At head of title: By authority of Congress
Topic: Legislation
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Corkeby, W. F; Spotswood Hotel (Richmond, Va.)
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Menu
Topics: Spotswood Hotel (Richmond, Va.), Hotel restaurants
Caption title
Topic: War songs
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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An attempt to apply the prophecies in the Book of Daniel to the confederacy
Topic: Prophecies
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. Navy
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At head of title: House of representatives, November 7, 1864. Referred to Committee on naval affairs. December 5, 1864. Reported back and ordered to be printed
Topic: Confederate States of America. Navy
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Louisiana. Constitutional Convention (1861); Confederate States of America. Constitution
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"Constitution of the Confederate States of America": p. 79-85
Topic: Louisiana
168 p. 18 cm
"Published by Authority."
Topics: Law, Law -- Texas
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 State Bible Convention of South Carolina (1862 : Columbia, S.C.); Howe, George, 1802-1883. Characteristics of the Bible. 1862
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Separate t.p. for the sermon: Characteristics of the Bible : a sermon preached before the Bible Convention of South Carolina, in the Washington Street Methodist Church, Columbia, September 15, 1862 / by Rev. George Howe, D.D. ... Columbia, S.C. : Southern Guardian Steam-Power Press, 1862
Topics: Bible, Bible, Bible
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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On cover: Viele on field fortifications and artillery, with plates
Topic: Fortification, Field
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Rains, George Washington, 1817-1898
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Caption title: How to make saltpetre [sic]
Topic: Saltpeter
"Regulations for the army [of the United States]" 457 p.; "Articles of war. An act for establishing rules and articles for the government of the provisional force of the state of Tennessee", 18 p.; "Extracts from acts of Congress", [19]-21 p.; "An act to raise, organize and equip a provisional force, and for other purposes", 12 p
Topics: United States. Army, United States. Army -- Regulations, Tennessee -- Militia (Confederate)
19 p. : 24 cm
Topic: Confederate States of America