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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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A Short History of the Civil War: Ordeal by Fire

Fletcher Pratt - History - 1997 - 426 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: Siren of the South

Ruth Scarborough - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 212 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 - 308 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

Jeffrey Weidman, Oberlin College. Library - Art - 2000 - 1066 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 - 198 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 - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 369 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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Degas in New Orleans: Encounters in the Creole World of Kate Chopin and ...

Christopher Benfey, Christopher E. G. Benfey - Art - 1999 - 294 pages
...Butler's General Order Number 28, known as the "Woman Order," issued on May 15. Its wording was blunt: "When any female shall, by word, gesture, or movement,...officer or soldier of the United States, she shall be ... held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her vocation" — as a prostitute, that...
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The Jewish Confederates

Robert N. Rosen - History - 2000 - 517 pages
...subjected to repeated insults from the women (calling themselves ladies) of New Orleans," this order read, "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." When the mayor of New Orleans, John...
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The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from ...

David Brion Davis, Steven Mintz - History - 1998 - 608 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...or show contempt for any officer or soldier of the Untied States, she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her...
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Scarlett Doesn't Live Here Anymore: Southern Women in the Civil War Era

Laura F. Edwards - History - 2000 - 271 pages
...WOMEN, calling themselves 'LADIES,' of NEW ORLEANS, In return ftr the most scrupulous NONINTERFERENCE 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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