Parole, Pardon, Pass and Amnesty Documents of the Civil War: An Illustrated History

Parole, Pardon, Pass and Amnesty Documents of the Civil War: An Illustrated History

by John Martin Davis, George B. Tremmel
     
 

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This book presents the little-studied story of the history and documents of the pardons, passes, paroles and promises of loyalty used by both North and South. The words of the loyalty oaths required for passes, paroles and pardons grew over time from a few simple lines to several paragraphs. Conditions were added and pre-qualifications modified. This history

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This book presents the little-studied story of the history and documents of the pardons, passes, paroles and promises of loyalty used by both North and South. The words of the loyalty oaths required for passes, paroles and pardons grew over time from a few simple lines to several paragraphs. Conditions were added and pre-qualifications modified. This history provides insights into the politics, culture and battlefield realities present during the conduct of the war.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786474417
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
11/25/2013
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

John Martin Davis, Jr., is a retired CPA and attorney who lives in Dallas, Texas. He is an authority on maps of the Southwest and has written on a variety of historical subjects. His award-winning article, "The Last Bond of the Lost Cause," was published by the Society of Paper Money Collectors.

George B. Tremmel is a retired information technology director and lives in Raleigh, North Carolina. He has collected and studied Confederate States paper money for more than four decades and has written two award-winning books on counterfeit currency of the Confederacy as well as a number of articles on the subject for Paper Money, the Society of Paper Money Collectors journal.

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