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NC five dollar note  John Singleton Mosby  Confederate States Almanac  Texan Rangers  Georgia Confederate currency 
About the Southern Homefront 1861-1865

This collection presents materials related to Southern life during the Civil War and documents the challenge the South faced in creating a nation state while waging war. "The Southern Homefront" includes over four hundred digitized and encoded contemporary printed works and manuscripts, accompanied by circa one thousand images of maps, currency, illustrations, broadsides, manuscript letters, and title pages.

The texts and other materials come from the University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, particularly its North Carolina, Rare Books, and Southern Historical Collections. In addition six titles were borrowed from the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library of Duke University. This collection was funded by a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) from December 31, 1998 to March 31, 2001.

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