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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
Plates printed on both sides
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Surgery, Military, Confederate States of America. Army --...
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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
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 Palmer, B. M. (Benjamin Morgan), 1818-1902
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Cover title
Topic: Loyalty oaths
"A ritual of the ancient and accepted Scotch Rite of Freemasonry."
Topic: Freemasons
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
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
Topic: Soldiers
3 p. l., [v]-xx, 730 p., 1 l. 16 cm
Topic: English language
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
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by Roberts, Joseph, 1814-1898
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Cover-title
Topic: Artillery
"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)
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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On cover: Viele on field fortifications and artillery, with plates
Topic: Fortification, Field
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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
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by Broad River Baptist Association (N.C.)
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Title varies slightly
Topics: Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Baptists
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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
Crandall
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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Crandall 4029
Topics: Latin language, Latin language -- Grammar, Greensboro (N.C.) -- Imprints
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by South Carolina. Convention (1860-1862)
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David F. Jamison, president
Topics: Secession, South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
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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
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viii, 430 p. 23 cm
Topic: Spain -- Description and travel
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Nolan, L. E. (Louis Edward), 1818-1854
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Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topic: Cavalry
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by Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873
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Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
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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 South Carolina. State Auditor; Tupper, James
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Caption title
Topic: Confederate imprint
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James A. Seddon, secretary of war
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
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271 p. 23 cm
Topic: Charleston (S.C.) -- Census, 1861
198 p. 22 cm
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
xv, 601 p. ; 23 cm
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Introduction by Eugène Dumez
Topics: Vigilance committees, Vigilance committees -- Louisiana, Attakapas District (La.) -- History
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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 Parker, William Harwar, 1826-1896
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xi, 189 p. ; 18 cm
Topics: Confederate States of America. Navy, Seamanship
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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
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by Smith, Roswell Chamberlain, 1797-1875
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"Compiled from the 'New English grammar' of Roswell C. Smith."--Pref
Topic: English language
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 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 --...
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. 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 Confederate States of America. War Dept
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"War Dept. ... James A. Seddon, Secretary of War."
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
Revised from the Army regulations of the old United States Army, 1857; retaining all that is essential for officers of the line
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
Topic: Secession
"Written at the request of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of South Carolina."
Topics: Freemasons, Freemasons -- History
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
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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
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Topics: Jackson, James W., d. 1861, Ellsworth, E. E. (Elmer Ephraim), 1837-1861
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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...
xxvii [1], 168 p. 16 cm
Topics: Fortification, Offensive (Military science)
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by White, William S. (William Spotswood), 1800-1873
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124 p. ; 21 cm
Topics: White, Hugh A. (Hugh Augustus), 1840-1862, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 --...
2 p. l., [vii]-xii (i. e. xii), 59 p. ; 21 cm
Topic: Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States of America
Caption title
Topic: Dixon, J. E
Title from cover
Topics: Richmond (Va.) -- Guidebooks, Confederate States of America -- Registers
Crandall 1653
Topics: Mississippi. Convention (1861), Secession
Reprinted from the author's "Concise system of instructions and regulations," pub. Philadelphia, 1836
Topic: Cavalry drill and tactics
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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
Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topic: Scots-Irish
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Cover date: 1864
Topics: English language, Textbooks, English language -- Grammar, Textbooks -- Confederate States of America
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by Confederate States of America. Surgeon-General's Office; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Page [1] dated and signed: Richmond, Va., March 1, 1863. S.P.Moore, Surgeon General C. S. A
Topics: Medical supplies, Materia Medica, Military Medicine
Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topics: Arithmetic, Confederate States literature, Textbooks, Arithmetic -- Early works to 1900, Textbooks...
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Title varies slightly
Topics: Freemasons. Grand Lodge of North Carolina, Freemasons, Freemasons -- North Carolina
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Confederate States of America. President
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Caption title
Topics: Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862, Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862
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
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by Merryman, John, 1824-1881; Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864; United States. Supreme Court
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Cover title
Topic: Habeas corpus
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by Confederate States of America. President
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Caption title
Topic: Confederate States of America -- Politics and government
Title varies slightly
Topics: Freemasons. Grand Lodge of North Carolina, Freemasons
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
by Abrams, Alex. St. Clair (Alexander St. Clair)
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Printed cover-title is identical except containing copyright information and ornamental border
Topic: Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863
[iii]-vi, 89-171, xiii p. 23 cm
Topic: South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865
Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topic: Carrington, Abram C., d. 1862
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
Crandall
Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints
Topics: Maury, Eliza, Maury, F