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B283: Letter of George Johns et al., Cumberland City, Stewart County, Tenn., to all whom it may concern, December 9, 1864

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Identifier: A0286-00308

Title: B283: Letter of George Johns et al., Cumberland City, Stewart County, Tenn., to all whom it may concern, December 9, 1864

Description: Letter states, “We the undersigned as prisoners of war to the Confederate States of America do hereby solemnly swear that we will not engage in the capacity of boatmen on the Cumberland, Tennessee or Ohio River or enlist the Army of the United States or in any way aid or assist the Government of the United States in the present war. . . .” Also includes similar oath signed by John H. McBride.

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Place: United States

Dates: 1864-12-09

Type(s): Letter
Folder

Maker/Creator: Johns, George

Subjects: Tennessee
Civil War, 1861-1865
Prisoners of war
Loyalty oaths

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