Confederate States of America, Army of Northern Virginia paroled prisoner pass
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Confederate States of America, Army of Northern Virginia paroled prisoner pass

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia.
Title: Confederate States of America, Army of Northern Virginia paroled prisoner pass
Dates: 1865
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1095

Biographical/Historical Note

The Army of Northern Virginia was the primary military force of the Confederate States of America's Eastern Theater. Organized on June 20, 1861, as the Army of the Potomac, it soon incorporated the armies of the Shenandoah, Harpers Ferry, and the Northwest. The army's name changed to Army of Northern Virginia on March 14, 1862. It surrendered to the Northern Army of the Potomac at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a paroled prisoner's pass, issued by the Army of Northern Virginia, Appomattox Court House, on April 10, 1865. The form served as a pass for paroled prisoners by the army. This form was not filled in.


Index Terms

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (Va.)
Confederate States of America--History.
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia.
Military passes.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Confederate States of America, Army of Northern Virginia paroled prisoner pass, MS 1095, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of David M. Sherman, 1973.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 
Item 1: Paroled prisoner pass, 1865 April 10 ( 1.0 p. )
Issued by the Army of Northern Virginia, Appomattox Court House, Virginia. Printed form, not filled in. 2 copies.