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    New Orleans, LA- Bank of Louisiana $500 June 14, 1862 G30a
    A large maritime vignette graces this large denomination fully issued note from the Bank of Louisiana. The bank survived the Civil War, becoming the Louisiana National Bank of New Orleans (Charter 1626) on December 30, 1865. Your cataloger believes that the actual date of issue on this note is June 14, 1862, two weeks or so after the city fell to Union forces. Major General Benjamin Butler prohibited the city's banks from paying out Confederate notes as part of General Order 30, dated May 19. PCGS grades this pretty note with a large blue 500 protector and red back Very Fine 30.


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