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Primary Sources

Case Files of Applications from Former Confederates for Presidential Pardons ("Amnesty Papers"), 1865-67. Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1780's-1917. Record Group 94, Publication M1003. National Archives, Washington, District of Columbia.

UNC School of Education. "Johnson's Amnesty Proclamation.” Learn NC: North Carolina Digital History. (Accessed January 18, 2012).

Secondary Sources

Clampitt, Bradley R. "Not Intended to Dispossess Females." Civil War History 56.4 (2012).

Clampitt, Brad R. "Two Degrees of Rebellion: Amnesty and Texans after the Civil War." Civil War History 52.3 (2006): 255-81.

Dorris, Jonathan Truman. Pardon and Amnesty under Lincoln and Johnson; the Restoration of the Confederates to Their Rights and Privileges, 1861-1898. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 1953.

Dorris, Jonathan Truman. "The Treatment of Confederates." Lincoln Herald 61.1 (1960): 18-28.

Koontz, Russell S. North Carolina Petitions for Presidential Pardon, 1865-1868: An Index. Raleigh, NC: Friends of the Archives, 1996. 

Mckinney, Gordon B. "Layers of Loyalty: Confederate Nationalism and Amnesty from Western North Carolina." Civil War History 51.1 (2005): 5-22.