United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Desertions.
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Lieutenant General Leonidas Polk Broadside
Lieutenant General Leonidas Polk wrote this broadside, entitled A Proclamation. To All Soldiers, in This Department Absent from Their Commands Without Leave, from his headquarters in Demopolis, Alabama on April 16, 1864. In it, he offers to pardon soldiers who have deserted if they return to their commands.
Dates: 1864 April 16