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" If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot. "
Battles and Leaders of the Civil War - Page 149
edited by - 1887
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 52

Current events - 1883
...VOL. LII. — NO. 310. 18 that miserable winter, the voice of John A. Dix rises clear and strong : " If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot." With characteristic modesty, General Dix said afterwards that he should be chiefly remembered by a...
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - Slavery - 1857 - 420 pages
...Secretary of the Treasury, elated them yet further by telegraphing to a Treasury official at New Orleans, "If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot." But Anderson remained without reinforcements or further provisions when Lincoln entered office; and...
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The American Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863
...Tell Lieutenant Caldwell to arrest Captain Breshwood, assume command of the cutter, and obey the order through you. If Captain Breshwood, after arrest, undertakes...accordingly. If any one attempts to haul down the American nag, shoot him on the spot. JOHN A. DIX, Secretary of the Treasury. This despatch from Secretary Dix...
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Pictorial history of the War For the Union

Mrs. Ann S. Stephens - 1863
...surrendered to State of Louisiana. 29. Secretary Dix's dispatch to Hemphill Jones at New Orleans, " If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot." 31. South Carolina authorities offered to buy FoiJ, Sumter. 81. US branch mint and custom-house at...
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Appleton's Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events of the Years

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1867
...the order through you. If Captain Breshwood, after arrest, undertakes to "interfere with the conimand of the cutter, tell Lieutenant Caldwell to consider...attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on tin; spot. JOHN A. DIX, Secretary of the Treasury. This despatch from Secretary Dix was not received....
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The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year

1864
...through you. If Captain Breshwood, after arrest, undertakes to 'interfere with the command of the cotter, tell Lieutenant Caldwell to consider him as a mutineer,...accordingly. If any one attempts to haul down the American nag, shoot him on the spot. JOHN A. DIX, Secretary of the Treasury. TXIASURV DEPAKTJIETT, Jan. 29,1861....
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General Butler in New Orleans: History of the Administration of the ...

James Parton - New Orleans (La.) - 1864 - 661 pages
...threatened Avith dishonor. One order WAS given which did not disgrace the government from which it issued. " IF ANY ONE ATTEMPTS TO HAUL DOWN THE AMERICAN FLAG SHOOT HIM ON THE SPOT l" " When I read it," wrote General Butler to General Dix long after, "my. heart bounded with joy....
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HISTORY OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF IN THE YEAR 1862

JAMES PARTON - 1864
...dishonor. One order was given which did not disgrace the government from which it issued. " IF ANT ONE ATTEMPTS TO HAUL DOWN THE AMERICAN FLAG SHOOT HIM ON THE SPOT 1" " When I read it," wrote General Butler to General Dix long after, "my heart bounded with joy. It...
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General Butler in New Orleans: History of the Administration of the ...

James Parton - New Orleans (La.) - 1864 - 649 pages
...dishonor. One order was given which did not disgrace the government from which it issued. " IF ANT ONE ATTEMPTS TO HAUL DOWN THE AMERICAN FLAG SHOOT HIM ON THE SPOT !" " When I read it," wrote General Butler to General Dix long after, "my heart bounded with joy. It...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - History - 1864
...secure them, but he was too late. The telegraph dispatch whereby Gen. Dix directed him, " If any person attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot," sent an electric thrill through the loyal heart of the country. Finally, tidings reached Washington,...
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