Confederate Notes Found In The Corner-Stone Box Of The Lee Monument
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I finally found a listing of the contents of the second time capsule found under the Robert E. Lee Monument in Va.. Below is a list of the confederate notes in the box.

Here, a list of all the Confederate bills found inside the corner-stone box:

$0.50 note featuring Jefferson Davis. T-63 from the sixth series. Archer & Daly. Richmond, VA. (1863).

$1 note featuring Clement Claiborne Clay. T-55 from the fifth series. Keatinge & Ball. Columbia, SC (1863).

$1 note from the Bank of the Commonwealth. Richmond, VA (May 1, 1861).

$1 note from the Monticello Bank. Charlottesville, VA (May 1, 1861).

$1 note from the Real Estate Banking Company. Selma, AL (Unknown Date).

$2 note featuring Judah P. Benjamin. T-61 from the sixth series. Keatinge & Ball. Columbia, SC (February 17, 1864).

$2 note from the Monticello Bank featuring a three-masted sailing vessel. Charlottesville, VA (1861).

$5 note featuring Virginia State Capitol. T-53 from the fifth series. Keatinge & Ball. Columbia, SC (April 6, 1862).

$10 note featuring horses and a cannon. T-68 from the seventh series. Keatinge & Ball. Columbia, SC (February 17, 1864).

$20 note featuring Tennessee Capitol. T-67 from the seventh series. Keatinge & Ball. Columbia, SC (February 17, 1864).

$50 note featuring Jefferson Davis. T-66 from the seventh series. Keatinge & Ball. Columbia, SC (February 17, 1864).

$100 note featuring John C. Calhoun and enslaved laborers. T-41 from the fourth series. Keatinge & Ball. Richmond, VA (1862).

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Link to the story here:

https://www.dhr.virginia.gov/news/cornerstone-contributions-paying-for-rebellion-confederate-currency-in-the-lee-cornerstone-box/#more-46953

Edited by Fenntucky Mike
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