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Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field (Lieber Code). 24 April 1863.
Section VIII : Armistice -- Capitulation - Art. 142.
Art. 142. An armistice is not a partial or a temporary peace; it is only the suspension of military operations to the extent agreed upon by the parties.