On May 29, 1865, President Johnson issued an amnesty proclamation. Under this proclamation any former Confederate who had not already taken advantage of President Lincoln’s 1863 amnesty proclamation, could receive amnesty, upon their taking an oath to defend the Constitution and the Union, and to obey all Federal laws and proclamations in reference to slavery made during the rebellion. President Lincoln’s 1863 amnesty proclamation had similar requirements.
Note: To gain access to this collection you must be logged in as a registered user. unless you are logged in you will not see the listing! if you are not registered, you can register for free by clicking on the Login/Profile link at the top of the page.
There are no articles in this category. If subcategories display on this page, they may contain articles.