What was confederate money made of?

Please don’t tell me paper, just like the US, in the United States money is 100% cotton and linen rag stock. Not paper. I was just wondering if confederate money was made the same way.

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  • 8 years ago
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    What do you think paper is? Just because something is called paper doesn't necessarily mean it is made from wood pulp. The very best writing paper has always had a high linen and/or cotton content. So, yes, the paper stock that the Crane company produces for the manufacture of US currency is called paper, not "cloth", because (hint) it's not woven or knitted.

    I have not found any record of the fiber content breakdown of Confederate paper notes, but I would imagine they would have to have a high cotton content and likely linen as well. It would need to be sturdy and flexible.

  • 8 years ago

    Wishful thinking.

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