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Confederate Five Dollar Bill.
A Confederate $5 bill

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Lincoln's Pockets
After 11 Southern states withdrew from the Union to form the Confederate States of America, the Confederacy printed its own money, which was different from the money used in the North. When the Civil War ended, the South had lost to the North, and its money was worth very little. The day he was killed Lincoln had a $5 Confederate note in his pocket, but no one is sure why. Do you know whose face is on the $5 bill we use today?
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