Finding aid for the Confederate Currency Collection

MUM00086

PURL

http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00086/

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Title
Confederate Currency Collection
ID
MUM00086
Date
1861-1864
General Physical Description note
1 box (.917 linear feet)
Abstract:
Collection of Confederate currency issued 1861-1864

Preferred Citation

Confederate Currency Collection (MUM00086), Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Scope and Content Note

Collection of Confederate States of America currency, State of Mississippi currency, Mississippi Railroad Bills and a State of North Carolina bill.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries 

Access Restrictions

The Confederate Currency Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.

Acquisition Information

Sheet of 15 uncut Mississippi 50 cent bills donated by L.H. Daney, Holly Springs, Mississippi.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Collections combined and finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, September 2009.

Alternative Formats

This collection has been digitized as part of the Civil War Archive.

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Related Materials

Resources at the University of Mississippi

For more Civil War materials housed at the University of Mississippi Archives & Special Collections, see our Civil War subject guide.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Confederate States of America -- History
  • Confederate States of America. Dept. of the Treasury

Format(s)

  • money

Subject(s)

  • Money -- Confederate States of America

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Collection Inventory

Confederate Bills 

Access Restrictions

The Confederate Bills are housed in Small Manuscripts 2006.

10 dollar bill. Issued 17 February 1864. Printed, Richmond, VA. 

1 dollar bill - Seventh Issue, 17 February 1864 

2 dollar bill - Seventh Issue, 17 February 1864 

2 dollar bill - Seventh Issue, 17 February 1864 

5 dollar bill - Third issue, 2 September 1861. printed by two firms: Hoyer and Ludwig, J.T. Peterson; note was cut cancelled: x marks in currency indicate that it was cut cancelled 

5 dollar bill - Seventh issue, 17 February 1864 

10 dollar bill - Third issue, 2 September 1861. B. Duncan, printer; Francis Marion offering 2 sweet potatoes to Sir Banastre Tarlton 

10 dollar bill - Seventh issue, 17 February 1864 

10 dollar bill - Seventh issue, 17 February 1864 

10 dollar bill - Issued 6 April 1863 

10 dollar bill - Fifth issue, 2 December 1862 

10 dollar bill - Seventh issue, 17 February 1864 

20 dollar bill - Seventh issue, 17 February 1864 

20 dollar bill - Seventh issue, 17 February 1864 

50 dollar bill - Seventh issue, 17 February 1864 

100 dollar bill - Seventh issue, 17 February 1864 

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Mississippi Bills 

2 single Mississippi 1 dollar bills. Both issued 1 May 1862 

1 single Mississippi 50 dollar bill. Issued 1 May 1862 

1 single Mississippi 20 dollar bill. Issued 26 [?] September 1861 

8 single Mississippi 10 dollar bills. All issued 1 November 1862 

3 single Mississippi 2 dollar and 50 cent bills. All issued 1 May 1862 

4 single Mississippi 3 dollar bills. All issued 1 November 1862 

1 sheet of 15 uncut Mississippi 50 cent bills. Issued 1 May 1864. Printed, Augusta GA. 

General note

Donated by L.H. Daney, Holly Springs, Mississippi

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Mississippi Railroad Bills 

1 single 25 cent Mississippi Central Railroad note. Issued 1 January 1862, Holly Springs, MS. 

6 single 1 dollar Mississippi Central Railroad notes. All issued 1 January 1862, Holly Springs, MS. 

16 single 2 dollar Mississippi Central Railroad notes. All issued 1 January 1862, Holly Springs, MS. 

1 single 3 dollar Mississippi Central Railroad note. Issued 1 January 1862, Holly Springs, MS. 

3 single 1 dollar Southern Railroad Company notes. 1 issued 27 January 1862, Vicksburg, MS; 2 issued 26 December 1864, Vicksburg, MS. 

4 single 2 dollar Southern Railroad Company notes. 3 issued 26 December 1861, Vicksburg, MS; 1 issued 27 January 1862, Vicksburg MS. 

1 single 3 dollar Southern Railroad Company note. Issued 27 January 1862, Vicksburg, MS. 

2 single 4 dollar Southern Railroad Company notes. Both issued 27 January 1862, Vicksburg, MS. 

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North Carolina Bill 

Access Restrictions

The North Carolina Bill is housed in Small Manuscripts 2006.

1 dollar bill - State of North Carolina issue 20 December 1862 

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