STATE OF LOUISIANA, PARISH OF CONCORDIA 50 CENT NOTE

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Item Code: L14108

Dated at Vidalia, April 15, 1862. Vignette of female leaning on column at left. Bales of cotton at top. Pink tints. Reverse has green " 50 CENTS" in cartouche. Serial# 3558 . Hand signed by Parish Treasurer and by G. M. Green, President of Police Jury. Overall very good condition; minor wear at edges & corners. Small amount of paper loss at lower right. Paper is very thin.

The Parish of Concordia borders the Mississippi River in eastern Louisiana. The parish seat is Vidalia. During the Civil War, Concordia Parish was staunchly Confederate According to the historian John D. Winters, in his The Civil War in Louisiana (1863), Concordia, "a planter-dominated parish, displayed unusual Confederate patriotism in early March [1862]. A handsome bounty of $100 was offered to any man who joined one of three designated companies forming for the duration of the war. A bounty of $50 would be paid to those joining either of two companies being raised in the neighboring parish of Catahoula. A $50,000 bond issue was voted to finance the bounty program. . . . $40,000 was appropriated for the relief of needy families of volunteers in the parish."   [ld]

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