Monday, 1865 July 17, Toronto, Canada: “I will henceforth faithfully support and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Union of the States thereunder”

[Loyalty oath by a former Confederate general in exile in Canada.] U. S. Consulate Toronto C. W. [Canada West] I, John McCausland do solemnly swear or affirm in the Presence of Almighty God, that I will henceforth faithfully support and … Continue reading