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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 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 Whately, Richard, 1787-1863
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xiv, 15-431 p. 19 cm
Topic: Rhetoric
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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...
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Topics: Jackson, James W., d. 1861, Ellsworth, E. E. (Elmer Ephraim), 1837-1861
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271 p. 23 cm
Topic: Charleston (S.C.) -- Census, 1861
"Written at the request of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of South Carolina."
Topics: Freemasons, Freemasons -- History
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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
3 p. l., [v]-xx, 730 p., 1 l. 16 cm
Topic: English language
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Topic: Soldiers
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viii, 430 p. 23 cm
Topic: Spain -- Description and travel
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by Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873
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Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
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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 Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. Sunday School and Publication Board
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Topics: Baptists, Catechisms, English
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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 Confederate States of America. War Dept
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"War Dept. ... James A. Seddon, Secretary of War."
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army
At head of title: No. 16
Topic: Soldiers
"A ritual of the ancient and accepted Scotch Rite of Freemasonry."
Topic: Freemasons
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17 p. 21 cm
Topic: Fourth of July orations
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Description based on: 1860
Topics: Taxation, Freedmen, African Americans, Indians of North America, Taxation -- South Carolina --...
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Crandall 4029
Topics: Latin language, Latin language -- Grammar, Greensboro (N.C.) -- Imprints
Wright II, 2652
Topics: Slavery, Slavery -- United States, Slavery -- United States -- Controversial literature, Slavery --...
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Topic: Scots-Irish
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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...
At head of title: 2d Sess. 12th General Assembly, 1863
Topic: Law
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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
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An attempt to apply the prophecies in the Book of Daniel to the confederacy
Topic: Prophecies
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Topic: Cooking
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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
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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
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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
Palmer's sermon has a separate title-page as follows: The rainbow round the throne; or, Judgment tempered with mercy; a discourse before the legislature of Georgia, delivered on the day of fasting, humiliation and prayer, appointed by the President of the Confederate States of America, March 27th, 1863; by B.N. Palmer. Milledgeville, Ga., Boughton, Nisbet & Barnes, 1863
Topic: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sermons
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by Arkansas. Convention (1861); Walker, David, 1806-1879
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David Walker, president
Topic: Secession
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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 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 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
Hummel, R.O. Southeastern broadsides
Topics: Confederate States of America -- Religion, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 --...
John C. McGehee, president
Topic: Secession
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Introduction by Eugène Dumez
Topics: Vigilance committees, Vigilance committees -- Louisiana, Attakapas District (La.) -- History
Requests the addressee to act as agent for the Weekly chronicle & sentinel
Topic: Weekly chronicle & sentinel (Augusta, Ga.)
Cover-title
Topic: Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment, 14th
Description based on: 1863
Topic: Almanacs, American
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by Patten, George Washington, 1808-1882
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Topic: Cavalry drill and tactics
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by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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Printed in two columns
2 p. l., [vii]-xii (i. e. xii), 59 p. ; 21 cm
Topic: Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States of America
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Topic: Hemphill, John, 1803-1862
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Pref. dated Lawtonville, Apr. 10, 1860, and signed: Desmos
Topics: Slavery, Slavery -- United States -- Fiction, United States -- History -- 1825-1829 -- Fiction
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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
Reprinted from the author's "Concise system of instructions and regulations," pub. Philadelphia, 1836
Topic: Cavalry drill and tactics
Crandall 1653
Topics: Mississippi. Convention (1861), Secession
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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,...
19 p. : 24 cm
Topic: Confederate States of America
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Topic: Confederate States of America. War Dept
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by Confederate States of America. Post-Office Dept
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Caption title
Topic: Postal service
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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 Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885
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At head of cover title: Price two dollars
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by Fanning, David, 1756?-1825; Wynne, Thos. H. (Thomas Hicks), 1820-1875; Wheeler, John H. (John Hill), 1806-1882; Swain, David L. (David Lowry), 1801-1868
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Cover-title: Fanning's narrative. North Carolina. 1775-1783
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Topic: American loyalists
Pages 23-31 & last page are "Books for sale" & "Southern school books"
Topic: Almanacs, American
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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
James A. Seddon, secretary of war
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi Dept
At head of title: 1st sess. 12th gen. ass., 1862
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Topic: Law
xii, 514 p. incl forms. 19 cm
Topics: Confederate States of America. Army, Surgery, Military, Confederate States of America. Army --...
"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 Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885
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At head of cover title: Price two dollars
Description based on: 1862
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by Chaudron, A. de V. (Adelaide de Vendel)
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On verso of t.p.: Fourth edition-thirtieth thousand
Topic: Spellers
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by Roberts, Joseph, 1814-1898
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Cover-title
Topic: Artillery
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by Quintard, C. T. (Charles Todd), 1824-1898
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80 p. ; 12 cm
Topic: Devotional literature
At head of title: House of Representatives. Secret Session
Topic: Cotton trade
Caption title
Assembled in accordance with a proclamation of the president, dated 13th February, 1861. Adjourned April 27, 1861
Topic: Secession