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Military Convention: Supplementary Terms – Apr. 26, 1865. (Transcript)

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Military Convention: Supplementary Terms – Apr. 26, 1865. (Transcript)
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Military Convention: Supplementary Terms – Apr. 26, 1865
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Civil War
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North America
North America -- United States of America -- Florida
North America -- United States of America -- Tennessee
North America -- United States of America

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University of Florida
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Military Convention of April 26, 1865
Supplementary Terms
I. The field transportation to be loaned to the troops for this march to their homes &
for subsequent use in their industrial pursuits. Artillery horses may be used in field
transportation if necessary.
II. Each Brigade or separate body to retain a No. of Arms, equal to one seventh of its
effective total which when the troops reach the capitols of their states will be disposed
of as the Genl. Commanding the Dept. may direct.
III. Private horses & other private property of both officers & men to be retained by
them.
IV. The commanding Genl. of the military Division of West Miss. Maj. Genl. Canby
will be requested to give transportation by water from Mobile or N. Orleans to the
troops from Arkansas & Texas.
V. The obligations of officers & soldiers to be signed by their immediate
commanders.
VI. Naval forces within the limits of Genl. Johnston and to be included in the limit of
this convention.

(Sgd.) J.E. Johnston (Sgd.) I.M. Schofield
C.S. Genl. Maj. Genl.
Comd'g forces in N.C. Commanding U.S. forces in N.C.

Official
Archer Anderson
A.A.G. Lt. Genl. Hardee
Commanding Corps


Transcribed by Christopher A. Baker, University of Florida, 2008.




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Military Conventi on of April 26, 1865 Supplementary Terms I. The field transportation to be loaned to the troops for this march to their homes & for subsequent use in their industrial pursuits. Ar tillery horses may be used in field transportation if necessary. II. Each Brigade or separate body to retain a No. of Arms, equal to one seventh of its effective total which when the troops reach the capitols of their states will be disposed of as the Genl. Commanding the Dept. may direct. III. Private horses & other private property of both officers & men to be retained by them. IV. The commanding Genl. of the military Di vision of West Miss. Maj. Genl. Canby will be requested to give transportation by water from Mobile or N. Orleans to the troops from Arkansas & Texas. V. The obligations of officers & soldie rs to be signed by their immediate commanders. VI. Naval forces within the limits of Genl. Johnston and to be included in the limit of this convention. (Sgd.) J.E. Johnston (Sgd.) I.M. Schofield C.S. Genl. Maj. Genl. Comdg forces in N.C. Commanding U.S. forces in N.C. Official Archer Anderson A.A.G. Lt. Genl. Hardee Commanding Corps Transcribed by Christopher A. Baker, University of Florida, 2008.