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Amnesty Petition of John N. Maffitt, June 1, 1867

Title

Amnesty Petition of John N. Maffitt, June 1, 1867

Description

After resigning his commission in the US Navy, J.N. Maffitt took a commission in the Confederate Navy and served as the commander of the privateer Florida. Maffitt explains that he never waged war on the United States, yet insists that he treated all prisoners under his control were "treated with kindness, humanity, and indulgence."

Creator

John N. Maffitt

Source

John N. Maffitt, Amnesty Petition, June 1, 1867, Case Files of Applications from Former Confederates for Presidential Pardons ("Amnesty Papers"), 1865-67, Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1780s-1917, Record Group 94, Publication M1003, National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Date

1867-06-01

Type

Document

Coverage

New Hanover County, North Carolina

Original Format

Government Document

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Citation

John N. Maffitt, Amnesty Petition of John N. Maffitt, June 1, 1867, Civil War Era NC, accessed April 23, 2017, http://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/477.