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Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field (Lieber Code). 24 April 1863.
Section VII : Parole - Art. 130.
Art. 130. The usual pledge given in the parole is not to serve during the existing war, unless exchanged.
This pledge refers only to the active service in the field, against the paroling belligerent or his allies actively engaged in the same war. These cases of breaking the parole are patent acts, and can be visited with the punishment of death; but the pledge does not refer to internal service, such as recruiting or drilling the recruits, fortifying places not besieged, quelling civil commotions, fighting against belligerents unconnected with the paroling belligerents, or to civil or diplomatic service for which the paroled officer may be employed.