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" If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot. "
An illustrated history of the counties of Rock and Pipestone, Minnesota - Page 162
by Arthur P. Rose - 1911 - 802 pages
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - Slavery - 1857 - 420 pages
...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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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ...

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1861
...cutter, tell Lieutenant Caldwell to consider him as a mutineer, and treat him accordingly. If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot. JOHN A. DIX, Secretary of the Treasury. WM. HEMPHILL JONES, New Orkans. The officers of the revenue...
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National History of the War for the Union, Civil, Military and ..., Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - United States - 1862
...answer sent by telegraph, ordered the arrest of Breshwood, with this pithy injunction : — " If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot." The message did not at once reach its destination ; it was intercepted at the telegraph offices of...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1864 - 648 pages
...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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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 ...

African Americans - 1864 - 649 pages
...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 !" " When I read it," wrote General Butler to General Dix long after, "my heart bounded with joy. It...
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SPEECHES AND OCCASIONAL ADDRESSES.

JOHN A DIX. - 1864
...cutter, tell Lieutenant Caldwell to consider him as a mutineer, and treat him accordingly. If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot. JOHN A. DIX, Secretary of the Treasury. WM. HEMPHILL JONES, New Orleans. The officers of the revenue...
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The Portrait Gallery of the War, Civil, Military, and Naval: A Biographical ...

Frank Moore - United States - 1865 - 353 pages
...Orleans, with orders to save, if possible, the revenue-cutters M'Clelland and Cass; and "If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot/" has since become one of the watchwords of our countrymen in their struggle with then* rebellious brethren....
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1865 - 648 pages
...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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History of the Great Rebellion, from Its Commencement to Its Close ..., Volume 1

Thomas Prentice Kettell - United States - 1865 - 778 pages
...to obey any instructions of the department. The famous order of General Dix* in reply, " If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot," thrilled every loyal bre:ist, and gave a stamp of energy to the feeble Government, which had apparently...
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