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Jul
18
by lelliott19 at 5:41 PM
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Overseer Exemption.JPG Source: Fold3 Confederate Miscellaneous
Presumably an application to be exempted from CS service as a result of the newly enacted law. I have more questions than answers.

Has anyone ever seen a completed one of these? Who was Brigadier General J. S. Roane? Does anyone know where this application might have been in use? Were there different ones for different locales?

Who approved them? Or were...
Jul
18
by JPK Huson 1863 at 7:29 AM
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union jack 1.JPG union jack 2.JPG
Union Jack, one, more ex-Confederate dog, in an image from an article devoted to him, in Harper's Weekly. Like hero of Castle Thunder fame, Union Jack invited himself along when Richmond prisoners came home.

union jack text 1.JPG
union jack text 2.JPG


I apologize for the length but feel any dog who made his way from Richmond to the pages of Harper's Weekly, a...
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