The Civil War in Primary Resources: An Exhibition by the Special Collections Library


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Confederate “Cotton Picker” currency, 1862. The image of enslaved men working in a cotton field clearly communicates that the South fought to preserve the institution of slavery. Image of John C. Calhoun.

Richmond, Oct. 25, 1862 No. 100

Six Months after the Ratification of a Treaty of Peace between the Confederate States & the United States of America

Confederate States of America will pay to the bearer on demand One Hundred Dollars with interest at two cents per day.

Keatinge & Bull, Columbia, SC [Printers]
Signed] Meade for Register
Signed] Matthews(?) for Treasurer
Receivable in Payment of All Dues Except Export Duties


U.S. Civil War 1861-1865, Money, Currency, Numismatics


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