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James L. Marshall Civil War Documents

 Collection — Box: 152
Identifier: MSS 1964-057

Scope and Contents

Two documents pertaining to Parole of Civil War Prisoner of War Suval D. Crawford, Private of the Waddells, Ala., Vols. C.S.A. One dated Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 9, A.D. 1863, filled in and signed by Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton, C.S.A., Commanding, on the 4th day of July, 1863, "do in pursuance of the terms of capitulation of the City of Vicksburg and its garrison, give this solemn parole under oath..." The document is also signed by Suval D. Crawford. The other document, dated Columbus, Georgia, May 19, 1865, Headquarters Calvary Corps, M.D.M., is a declaration by Suval D. Crawford that "I will not bear arms against the United States of America..." and signed by J.C. Lawson, Capt. and Acting Provost Marshal, C.C.M.D.M.

The documents show that while Crawford was paroled at Vicksburg, Mississippi in July 1863, he was sent to Columbus, Georgia, and was not released until May 1865. Crawford's service record in the National Archives indicates he rejoined the C.S. Army after Vicksburg and was paroled in 1865 after Johnson's Army surrendered.

Also known as MSS 0-57.


  • 1863-1865

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


1.00 folders (1 folder.)

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Source of Acquisition

Given by James L. Marshall, Tallahassee, Florida

Processing Information

Processed May 22, 1964.

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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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