• Prisoners Paroled At Richmond Agree Not To Rejoin Union Army Or Give Intelligence Injurious To Confederacy

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    Confederate States: Roll of Union Prisoners at Richmond. 17" x 22" partly-printed and manuscript document titled "Roll of Prisoners of War Paroled at Richmond". It lists 48 prisoners, all of whom were captured at Goldsboro, North Carolina March 23-24, 1863. They were released upon giving their word or "parole" that they would not rejoin the Union army or give out intelligence injurious to the Confederate States until formally exchanged.

     

    The paroled prisoners were from many different regiments and states, including the 33rd Indiana, 2nd Massachusetts, 12th New Jersey, 82nd Ohio, 11th Ohio, 107th New York, 101st Indiana, 10th Michigan, 102nd Illinois, 46th Pennsylvania, 21st Wisconsin, 38th Indiana, 13th Michigan, 66th Ohio, 88 Indiana.

     

    Normal folds, shrink-wrapped to a sheet of foam core.  A couple of tears visible at folds. Quite unusual.

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