From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Sharkey Collection. Certificate of loyalty for Charles B. Ames of Macon, Mississippi, stating that he was opposed to secession and never departed from his loyalty to the United States government. The certificate is signed by United States Army Captain W. W. Wheatley, provost marshal.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Pettus Collection. Telegram from W. G. Parker in Vicksburg, Mississippi to MIssissippi Governor John J. Pettus, informing the Mississippi Governor that A. Burwell has taken the Oath of Allegiance.