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 from a few simple lines to several paragraphs, over time. Conditions were added and pre-qualifications modified. This history provides… See more details below

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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 from a few simple lines to several paragraphs, over time. 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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ISBN-13:
9781476602806
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
11/25/2013
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
20 MB
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