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Thomas Arthur

Civil War Service Records, Part 2


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{handwritten in top left corner: "R-14"}

Head Quarters first Separate Brigade
DEPARTMENT OF WEST VIRGINIA,
Charleston, West Va., May 30th 1865.

I, Thomas Arthur, Pr. Co I. 8th Va Cav Regiment, C. S. Army, do hereby give this my PAROLE OF HONOR, that I will not take up arms against the United States Government, until I am regularly exchanged; and that if I am permitted to remain at my home, I will conduct myself as a good and peaceable citizen, and will respect the laws in force where I reside, and will do nothing to the detriment of, or in opposition to, the U. S. Government.

{signed} Thomas Arthur
his X mark

SWORN TO AND SUBSCRIBED BEFORE ME, }
this 30th day of May 1865. }

{signed} Wm {G}amm
Maj. & Provost Marshal

DESCRIPTION.

AGE.
HEIGHT.
COMPLEXION
EYES.
HAIR.
WHISKERS.
FEET.
INCHES.
18
5
6
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COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY
Richmond, Virginia 23219

THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION HAS BEEN
ABSTRACTED FROM RECORDS IN THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY

Thomas Arthur enlisted in Tazewell County, Virginia, in April 1864, in Company I, 8th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, for the war. The exact day of his enlistment is not shown in his record He was mustered into service as a Private. On June 5, 1864, he was captured at Piedmont, Virginia, and taken to Camp Morton, Indianapolis. Indiana, where he was held until exchanged February 19, 1865. On May 30, 1865, at age 18, he was paroled at Charleston, West Virginia.

Donald R. Haynes
State Librarian

John W. Dudley
Archivist

{Seal: "The Library Board - 1903 - Virginia"}

December 15, 1975
Richmond, Virginia



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Submitted by Pat Peckenpaugh.
Online transcriptions by Susan Shields Sasek.  Items in curly brackets { } are my notes or words/characters I had difficulty reading. 


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