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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 15
by United States. Army. Department of the Gulf (1862-1865). - 1862
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Collett Leventhorpe, the English Confederate: The Life of a Civil War ...

J. Timothy Cole, Bradley R. Foley - History - 2014 - 300 pages
...subject to repeated insults from women calling themselves ladies of New Orleans ... it is ordered that if any female shall, by word, gesture or movement, insult...the United States, she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town, plying her avocation."87 Leventhorpe told his troops:...
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Camp Douglas: Chicago's Civil War Prison

Kelly Pucci - History - 2007 - 127 pages
...his soldiers, Butler issued General Order No. 28 to treat the ladies of New Orleans as prostitutes. "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." Perhaps softened by harsh criticism...
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House of Abraham: Lincoln and the Todds, a Family Divided by War

Stephen William Berry, Amanda and Greg Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era Stephen Berry - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 255 pages
...heads of federal men. Butler informed them otherwise. In his infamous General Order No. 28, he decreed, "When any female shall by word, gesture, or 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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Normans and Saxons: Southern Race Mythology and the Intellectual History of ...

Ritchie Devon Watson, Jr. - History - 2008 - 296 pages
...verbal harassment of Union soldiers by the Confederate ladies of that city, this order stated that "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."4 Months after the issuing of this...
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Antebellum Slavery: The Orthodox Christian View

Gary Lee Roper - Slavery - 2008 - 350 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 a soldier of the US, she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying...
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