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Captain Stephen Whitaker and Company E surrendering to Colonel George W. Kirk at Franklin, North Carolina, on May 12, 1865.
Captain Stephen Whitaker and Company E surrendering to Colonel George W. Kirk at Franklin, North Carolina, on May 12, 1865. 
 
Parole signatures of Captain Whitaker and Company E, First Battalion, Thomas' Legion at the final surrender of Confederate soldiers. East of the Mississippi River, Whitaker surrendered the last Confederate soldiers to Colonel Kirk on May 12, 1865 (with the last signature recorded on May 14, 1865), at Franklin, North Carolina.