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45916Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Strange letter

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  • keeno2@aol.com
    Nov 20 8:23 AM
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      In a message dated 11/20/2008 7:26:05 A.M. Central Standard Time, carlw4514@... writes:
      If I have this right, the paroled yankees were not under CS guard, but under the control of their own army, US. They were honor-bound to await exchange.
      Brilliant. A classic example of thinking outside the box. At that time, a parole was taken seriously. You left the army until you were notified that you had been exchanged.
      Next question: Was St. Louis home? Or was there a facility there to maintain paroled men until their exchange?

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