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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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Sarah Morgan: The Civil War Diary Of A Southern Woman

Sarah Morgan Dawson - Biography & Autobiography - 1992 - 693 pages
...must go, we are defenseless. 121. Butler's infamous General Orders No. 28, issued May 15, 1862, stated that "hereafter when any female shall by word, gesture,...of the United States she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation." The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation...
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Beyond the Double Bind: Women and Leadership

Kathleen Hall Jamieson - Political Science - 1995 - 298 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...movement, insult or show contempt for any officer or private of the United States she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the...
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Lords of Misrule: Mardi Gras and the Politics of Race in New Orleans

James Gill - Carnival - 1997 - 316 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,...officer or soldier of the United States, she shall be held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation." Most newspapers in Confederate...
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The Costs of War: America's Pyrrhic Victories

John V. Denson - History - 1997 - 494 pages
...Butler — known as Picayune Butler for his size, alias Beast Butler for his general order directing "that hereafter when any female shall, by word, gesture...the United States, she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation." Hearing of this order, Lord Palmerston...
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A Short History of the Civil War: Ordeal by Fire

Fletcher Pratt - History - 1997 - 466 pages
...roll of drums and issued the famous "Woman order": "Hereafter when any female shall by word, posture or movement, insult or show contempt for any officer...of the United States she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation." Southern chivalry shuddered to the...
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Belle Boyd

Ruth Scarborough - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 254 pages
...utterly without compassion. He was best known for his infamous Order Number 28, which provided that "When any female shall, by word, gesture, or movement,...or show contempt for any officer or soldier of the USA, she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation."5...
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Elsie at Viamede

Martha Finley - Juvenile Fiction - 1997 - 310 pages
...do?" queried Lulu. "The amount of the order was that every woman who should behave as that one had, insult or show contempt for any officer or soldier of the United States, should be regarded and held liable to be treated as not of good moral character. The mayor made it...
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Artists in Ohio, 1787-1900: A Biographical Dictionary

Mary Sayre Haverstock, Jeannette Mahoney Vance, Brian L. Meggitt - Art - 2000 - 1096 pages
...women (calling themselves ladies) of New Orleans, in return for the most unscrupulous noninterference 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." Butler, Butler's Book, 418. 7. Catherine...
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Vendetta: The True Story of the Largest Lynching in U.S. History

Richard Gambino - History - 1998 - 244 pages
...practice which provoked the army's commanding general to issue an extraordinary order on May 15, 1862: ... 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 avocation. After the war, the senior Hennessy...
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Letter from Washington, 1863-1865

L. B. Adams - History - 1999 - 390 pages
...May 1 , 1862 he was head of the US troops who occupied New Orleans. On May 15, 1862 he ordered that "when any female shall, by word, gesture, or movement,...officer or soldier of the United States, she shall be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation." Carpenter, Francis Bicknell (1830—1900). New...
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