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Vol. XV. Richmond, Va., January-December.

1887.

Paroles of the Army of Northern Virginia.

OFFICERS ON DUTY AT THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA.

We, the undersigned Prisoners of War, belonging to the Army of Northern Virginia, having been this day surrendered by General Robert E. Lee, C. S. A., Commanding said Army, to Lieut. -Genl. U. S. Grant, Commanding Armies of United States, do hereby give our solemn parole of honor that we will not hereafter serve in the armies of the Confederate States, or in any military capacity what- ever, against the United States of America, or render aid to the enemies of the latter, until properly exchanged, in such manner as shall be mutually approved by the respective authorities.

Done at Appomattox Court House, "I Va. , this ^th day of April, 1865. ]

W. H. Stevens, Brig.-Genl. and Chief Eng'r A. N. V. Jas. L. Corley, Lt.-Col. and Chief Q. M. S. R. Johnston, Lt.-Col. Eng'rs.