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Copy of document, Office of the Provost Marshall, Parole of Honor, Alex M. Jones, Jackson, Tennessee, 1865 May 27.
"I, A. M. Jones, a private of Co. 'K' 16th Tennessee Regiment Calvary C. S. A. do hereby give this my solemn Parole of Honor that I will not take up arms again, nor serve as Military Police or Constabulary force in any Fort, Garrison, or field work, nor as a guard for prisons, depots, or stores, nor to discharge any duty usually performed by soldiers, until regularly exchanged, or otherwise released from the obligations of this parole by the authority of the United States Government. The said A. M. Jones to be allowed to return to his home, not to be disturbed by the United States authorities, so long as he shall regard the obligations of this Parole, and the laws in force where he resides. This Parole given under the provisions of the surrender of the forces of General R. Taylor, C. S. A., to Maj. Gen. E. R. S. Canby, U. S. A., May 4th, 1865".
This collection consists of letters, business documents, and personal papers and belongings owned by Alexander M. Jones, a Confederate soldier, Sarah “Sallie” J. Jones, and their extended families. The Joneses and their extended families lived in the Southern United States pre-, peri-, and post-Civil War.
1865 May 27
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