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Story of Money


Section 13: The Civil War era Previous | Next | Section Index
Union and Confederate governments both issued notes
Confederate notes were issued first, and Union notes soon followed.

$1 Confederate note, 1864

$10 Confederate note, 1861

$500 Confederate note, 1864

United States note, 1862: A “legal tender note”

$5 demand note, 1861: A “greenback,” front

$5 demand note, 1861: A “greenback,” back
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