The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Page 222 - The officers to give their individual paroles not to take up arms against the Government of the United States until properly [exchanged], and each company or regimental commander to sign a like parole for the men of their commands.
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