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Greene County (Ga.) amnesty oaths

Greene County (Ga.) amnesty oaths

Descriptive Summary

Title: Greene County (Ga.) amnesty oaths
Inclusive Dates: 1865-1866
Language: English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 oversized folder)
Collection Number: ms232
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a bound volume containing a listing of 700 citizens (men and women) of Greene County (Ga.) who signed an amnesty oath to the United States after the Civil War. Entries may include name, rank, regiment, place of residence, description (complexion, hair, eyes, height), signature, date, and remarks. The remarks usually include age and occupation, and in some cases parole information.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Greene County (Ga.) amnesty oaths, ms232, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Amnesty -- Georgia -- Greene County.
Greene County (Ga.)
Loyalty oaths -- Georgia -- Greene County.
Oaths.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Oath Access Online