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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Civil War oath of allegiance, 1865 June 12

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents The oath of allegiance sworn by Richard H. Adams, Jr. at Fort Delaware.

Civil War parole document, 1865 June 3

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Scope and Contents Parole document releases Confederate soldier Benjamin Holliday from Point Lookout (MD) prison. On reverse is an oath of allegiance to the United States signed by Holliday.

Friendship book, 1865

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents This leather bound notebook contains inscriptions and letters of esteem written from the United States Military Prison at Hilton Head, South Carolina, by fellow prisoners near the end of the Civil War.

Letter, Abram Fulkerson to his wife Selina, 1865 May 13

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Scope and Contents From Prison at Ft. Delaware. "I cannot express my gratification at learning that you were all well, and living. The terrible events which have transpired in the Confederacy within the past two months, and my great anxiety about you, taken together, had rendered me very unhappy, indeed wretched."

Letter to sister, 1864 September 30

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Scope and Contents Written from "Officer's Prison Fort Delaware," Delaware. Letter regards capture and transfer to Fort Delaware.

Letter to sister, 1864 November 1

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Scope and Contents Written from "Officer's Prison Fort Delaware," Delaware. Letter regards life in prison and health.

Letter to sister, 1864 November 9

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Scope and Contents Written from "Officer's Prison Fort Delaware," Delaware. Letter regards disappointment in not receiving letters from family and family matters.