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Section III : Deserters -- Prisoners of war -- Hostages -- Booty on the battle-field. - Art. 66.
Art. 66. Quarter having been given to an enemy by American troops, under a misapprehension of his true character, he may, nevertheless, be ordered to suffer death if, within three days after the battle, it be discovered that he belongs to a corps which gives no quarter.

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