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" 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... "
General Orders - Page 11
by United States. Army. Department of the Gulf (1862-1865). - 1862
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The Southern War Poetry of the Civil War

Esther Parker Ellinger - American literature - 1918 - 206 pages
...kneeling on the sod, *Butler's Proclamation" by Paul H. Hayne, occasioned by Butler's order to the effect: "It is ordered that hereafter when any female shall...the United States, she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town, plying her vocation." And calling with the voice of her...
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The Civil War in America, Volume 1

Walter Gaston Shotwell - United States - 1923 - 418 pages
...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,...the United States, she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation.' This was the whole of it. The order...
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The Civil War in America, Volume 1

Walter Gaston Shotwell - United States - 1923 - 424 pages
...women. But the sufficient answer to this charge is that Butler's order did not read so. He simply said ' when any female shall by word, gesture or movement,...of the United States she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation.' There are two ways to ' treat '...
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Lincoln and His Generals

Clarence Edward Noble Macartney - Generals - 1925 - 256 pages
...themselves ladies) of New Orleans, in return for the most scrupulous non-interference and courtesy on your part, it is ordered that hereafter when any female...the United States, she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation." This order, as the shrewd Butler...
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A History of the People of the United States During Lincoln's Administration

John Bach McMaster - United States - 1927 - 738 pages
...stop to this, Order No. 28 was issued, and "any female" who "by word, gesture or movement," should "insult or show contempt for any officer or soldier of the United States" was thereafter "to be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her vocation."...
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Forgotten Ladies: Nine Portraits from the American Family Album

Richardson Little Wright - United States - 1928 - 384 pages
...Later, as commander of New Orleans, he issued the infamous General Order No. 28 in which he stated that "when any female shall by word, gesture or movement insult or show any contempt for any officer of the United States, she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated...
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Forgotten Ladies: Nine Portraits from the American Family Album

Richardson Little Wright - United States - 1928 - 384 pages
...Later, as commander of New Orleans, he issued the infamous General Order No. 28 in which he stated that "when any female shall by word, gesture or movement insult or show any contempt for any officer of the United States, she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated...
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How the North Won: A Military History of the Civil War

Herman Hattaway, Archer Jones - United States - 1991 - 788 pages
...women (calling themselves ladies) of New Orleans in return for the most scrupulous noninterference and courtesy on our part, it is ordered that hereafter...of the United States she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation." On the same day two other events...
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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

United States. War Department - Confederate States of America - 1972 - 712 pages
...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...the United States, she shall be regarded and held liabu to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation. By command of Major-General Butler...
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Judah P. Benjamin: The Jewish Confederate

Eli N. Evans - Biographies - 1989 - 500 pages
...upper window right on Farragut's head, sending Butler into a rage. "Hereafter," his general order said, "when any female shall, by word, gesture or movement,...the United States, she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation."6 When a Yankee insults Southern...
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