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Object Name PAROLE
Catalog Number CML-HH.1
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1865
Scope & Content Henry Heth Papers: Parole, April 10, 1865

Physical Appearance: April 10, 1865 - [Header] Appomattox Court House, Va. - Parole for Major General Henry Heth, 3rd Corp, Army of Northern Virginia. By command of Lieutenant General James Longstreet. Signed, "O. Latrobe" Assistant Adjutant General. <<>> Countersigned, "George H. Tharpe," Assistant Provost Marshal General.
Archival History Formerly located in the POW paroles sections. The Henry Heth Collection contains all the known correspondence and ephemera of Henry Heth (1825-1899), held in the Eleanor S. Brockenbrough Library. Holdings include Heth's 1861 commission and his 1862 and 1863 appointments. Wartime materials focus on reports for 1863-1864, including ones on Gettysburg, Falling Waters, Bristoe, and Burgess Mill; telegrams for May - September 1864. Heth's Appomattox parole and his 1868 pardon signed by President Andrew Johnson are also of interest.
People Heth, Henry