Safeguard Note dated May 31st 1863
Original document owned by Jane & Scott Dudgeon
Headquarters 3rd Brigade
Mr. Josiah W. Ware and son are hereby permitted to cross the Shenandoah river at any of its fords or ferries with a number of mares which he designs putting to the horse, any day between the 1st and 10th of June proximo. They will be permitted to pass and return to their home in Clarke County Virginia without molestation by any of the forces of the United States.
*** aag = Assistant Adjutant General
Stevenson was the Union officer who later wrote so kindly about
Josiah Ware in his book entitled Boots and Saddles
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