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J. M. Bartlett's Civil War Parole
Jesse Marshall ('J.M.') Bartlett served in
the Confederate Army,
in Parsons's Brigade, during the Civil War.
Below is a transcript of the parole he was required to sign at war's end.
His signature is as it appears on the parole instrument.
I, the undersigned, Prisoner of War, belonging to the Army of the
Trans Mississippi Department, having been surrendered by General E.
Kirby Smith, C.S.A., Commanding said Department, to Major
General E. R. S. Canby, U.S.A., Commanding Army and Division of West Mississippi, do
hereby give my solemn parole of honor, that I will not hereafter serve in
the Armies of the Confederate States, or in any military capacity whatever, against the
United States of America, or render aid to the enemies of the latter, until duly
exchanged, or otherwise released from the obligations of this parole by the authority of
the Government of the United States.
Private, Co. E, 12th Regt. Texas Cavalry
Done at Millican, Texas
this 26th day of June, 1865.
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