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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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Edward A. Wild and the African Brigade in the Civil War

Frances Harding Casstevens - History - 2003 - 325 pages
...Congress, Washington, DC) Butler's General Order No. 28 decreed that any female of New Orleans who should "by word, gesture, or movement, insult or show contempt for any officer or soldier of the United States" would be "regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation." 23 If...
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Lincoln's Constitution

Daniel A. Farber, Henry J Fletcher Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research Daniel A Farber - History - 2003 - 240 pages
...Butler issued his famous (or infamous) "Women's Order," directing diat if "any female shall by word or gesture or movement insult or show contempt for any officer or soldier of the US she shall be regarded and held liable as a woman of the town plying her avocation." When the mayor...
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Women During the Civil War: An Encyclopedia

Judith E. Harper - History - 2004 - 472 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. By command of MAJOR-GENERAL BUTLER....
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States ..., Volume 10

Clement A. Evans - 2004 - 760 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...of the United States she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation. By command of Major-General Butler....
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Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War

Drew Gilpin Faust - History - 2004 - 326 pages
...have been subject to repeated insults from the women (calling themselves ladies) of New Orleans ... 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.26 Buder's order drove to the heart...
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The Battle of Baton Rouge

Thomas H. Richey - History - 2005 - 173 pages
...news reached Baton Rouge of Butler's infamous General Orders No. 28, "Hereafter when any female should by word, gesture or movement insult or show contempt...of the United States she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her trade." By issuing this proclamation, Butler...
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War, Politics, and Reconstruction: Stormy Days in Louisiana

Henry Clay Warmoth - History - 2006 - 285 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 vocation. By command of MAJOR-GENERAL BUTLER....
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Battle Scars: Gender and Sexuality in the American Civil War

Catherine Clinton, Nina Silber - History - 2006 - 232 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.22 Butler decided that all females...
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Generals in Blue and Gray, Volume 1

Wilmer L. Jones - History - 2005 - 376 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...contempt for any officer or soldier of the United States, shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation. Butler's...
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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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