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Elisabeth Mears loyalty oath, 1864

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DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA, Office of Provost Marshal, Eastern Shore of Virginia, Drummondtown Va Oct 6th 1864. This is to Certify, That Elisebeth A. Mears has taken and subscribed to the OATH and Parole, required by GENERAL ORDERS, No. 49, for a Loyal Citizen of the United States, residing in a State ever in rebellion or who has sympathized with the Seceding States. FRANK J. WHITE, MAJOR AND PROVOST MARSHAL. J. Duncan Mahin C. W. Mackey Clk. Capt Asst. Provost Marshal 3d Sub District.