General Butler in New Orleans: History of the Administration of the Department of the Gulf in the Year 1862: with an Account of the Capture of New Orleans, and a Sketch of the Previous Career of the General, Civil and Military

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Mason brothers, 1864 - New Orleans (La.) - 649 pages
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Page 327 - As the Officers and Soldiers of the United States have been subject to repeated insults from the women (calling themselves ladies) of New Orleans, in return for the most scrupulous non-interference and courtesy on our part, it is ordered that hereafter when any female shall, by word, gesture, or movement, insult or show contempt for any officer or soldier of the United States, she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation.
Page 194 - A feint on G-alveston may facilitate the objects we have in view. I need not call your attention to the necessity of gaining possession of all the rolling stock you can, on the different railways, and of obtaining control of the roads themselves. The occupation of Baton Rouge, by a combined naval and land force, should be accomplished as soon as possible after you have gained New Orleans; then endeavor to open your communication with the northern column of the Mississippi, always bearing in mind...
Page 45 - Resolved, That we, the Democracy of the Union, in Convention assembled, hereby declare our affirmance of the resolutions unanimously adopted and declared as a platform of principles by the Democratic Convention at Cincinnati, in the year 1856, believing that Democratic principles are unchangeable in their nature, when applied to the same...
Page 293 - All foreigners not naturalized and claiming allegiance to their respective Governments, and not having made oath of allegiance to the supposed Government of the Confederate States, will be protected in their persons and property as heretofore under the laws of the United States.
Page 505 - The location is swampy and unhealthy, and our men are dying at the rate of two or three a day. • ' " The southern loyalists are willing, as I understand, to furnish their share of the tax for the support of the war ; but they should also furnish their quota of men, which they have not tjius far done.
Page 482 - When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die ; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life ; the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity ; but his blood will I require at thine hand.
Page 604 - rich against the poor ; a war of the land-owner against the laborer; that it was a struggle for the retention of power in the hands of the few against the many; and I found no conclusion to it save in the subjugation of the few and the •disintlmillment of the many.
Page 293 - All the rights of property, of whatever kind, will be held inviolate, subject only to the laws of the United States.
Page 193 - Philip and Jackson. It is expected that the navy can reduce these works ; in that case you will, after their capture, leave a sufficient garrison in them to render them perfectly secure ; and it is recommended that...

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