Documentation of an oath sworn at Kelley's Creek, West Virginia, by Mrs. Patten and her daughters, stating: "We Mrs. Nancy Patten, Miss Amanda Patten, Miss Mary Patten, Miss Alice Patten - Do most solemnly promise and swear that in passing through the National lines, into the so called Confe-derate States, We will give no informati-on regarding the position of troops wit-hin these lines, nor any other of like contraband character, also that we will not take any packages or letters except those examined, approved, and delivered to me by the Military Authorities - & We furthermore find ourselves to remain outsi-de the National lines - during the war. So help us God."
 p. ; 30 x 20 cm.
|Source:||Military Headquarters, New York.|
|Series Title:||Hamilton K. Redway Family papers, 1825-1916]|
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
|Resource Type:||Legal Document|