Not To Take Up Arms Again

A parole pass printed at Appomattox Court House.
Parole pass issued to Major General Fitzhugh Lee.

NPS Staff

Parole passes were issued to Confederate soldiers after the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia to show that they were paroled prisoners of war with the right to travel home. Many of the passes survived because they became cherished tangible evidence that the bearer had been among the steadfast at Appomattox.

Group 1: Parole and transportation passes of Major General Fitzhugh Lee

Group 2: Parole Pass & Oath of Allegiance of J.J. McCargo

Group 3: Parole Pass & Oath of Allegiance of L. McDonald

Group 4: Parole Pass of Charles G. Thompson

Group 5: Various Parole Passes
Group 6: W.S. Pilcher and Copy of General Order Number Nine

Last updated: February 16, 2018

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