Greene County (Ga.) amnesty oaths

Greene County (Ga.) amnesty oaths

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Greene County (Ga.) amnesty oaths
Dates: 1865-1866
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 oversize folder B; 1 reel microfilm)
Coll. Number: ms232

Scope and Content Note

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.


Index Terms

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

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

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


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Greene County (Ga.) amnesty oaths, MS 232. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
OS Folder
1BCitizen's Amnesty Oath View online.
 
Reel
ms232-1microfilm