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Robert E. Lee’s Amnesty Oath, 10/02/1865


Robert E. Lee’s Amnesty Oath, 10/02/1865 (National Archives Identifier: 302020); Series: Amnesty Oaths, 1864 - 1866; General Records of the Department of State, 1756 - 1979; Record Group 59; National Archives.

After Confederal General Robert E. Lee surrendered his troops in April 1865, he promoted reconciliation. This statement reaffirmed his loyalty to the U.S. Constitution.

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