The officers were to retain their side arms, private horses, and baggage.
I told him the standing orders of the trenches were that we must use our side arms.
This will not embrace the side arms of the officers, nor their private horses or baggage.
We were, however, allowed to retain our side arms and blankets.
I'd say at least three heavy-duty paralo-ray pistols for side arms, and three shock rifles.
Each one was allowed to retain his personal baggage, and the officers to keep their side arms.
For want of better material, they were put together out of tin plates and side arms.
He said, They left us our side arms and let father have his carriage and mules and me my horse.
General Grant offered to parole all of Lee's army, and give the officers their side arms and private property.
It also provided that the side arms of each person exchanged were to be returned, also the horses, "so far as practicable."