Jacob Waldburg pardon
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Jacob Waldburg pardon

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Waldburg, Jacob, active 1860s.
Title: Jacob Waldburg pardon
Dates: 1865
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1961

Biographical/Historical Note

Jacob Waldburg resided in Savannah, Georgia and served with the Confederate States of America Army during the Civil War.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a pardon issued by President Andrew Johnson to Jacob Waldburg on 29 August, 1865 for his service to the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. In this pardon, Waldburg is asked to agree to certain terms including taking the loyalty oath to the United States, not take on any slaves or use slave labor, and agree in writing to all the terms of this pardon. Also included is Waldburg's acknowledgement of the President's pardon, which he signed on 12 December 1865.

Index Terms

Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Waldburg, Jacob, active 1860s.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Item 1: Jacob Waldburg pardon, 1865 View online.