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LEE'S PAROLE




   

We, the undersigned prisoners of War, belonging to the Army of

Northern Virginia, having been this day surrendered by General Robert

E. Lee, C.S.A. Commanding said Army, to Lieut. Genl. U. S.

Grant, Commanding Armies of United States, do hereby give our solemn

parole of honor that we will not hereafter serve the armies of the Confed

erate States, or in any military capacity whatever, against the United States

of America, or render aid to the enemies of the latter, until properly ex

changed in such manner as shall be mutually approved by the respective

authorities.



Done at Appomattox Court

House, Va., this 9th day of

April, 1865.





[Signed]



R.E. Lee Genl

W. H. Taylor Lt Col & AAG

Chas S. Venable Lt Col & AAG

Charles Marshall Lt Col & AAG

H. E. Praton Lt Col A & Surgeon Genl

Giles B. Cooke Maj & AAG

H. S. Young Maj AAG







   



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