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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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Louisianians in the Civil War

Lawrence L. Hewitt, Arthur W. Bergeron - History - 2002 - 211 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 when any female shall, by words, gesture, or movement, insult or show contempt for any officer or soldier of the (Jnited States,...
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Diary of a Christian Soldier: Rufus Kinsley and the Civil War

Rufus Kinsley, David C. Rankin - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 316 pages
...soldiers by Confederate women, he issued on May 15 his famous General Orders No. 28, which declared 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." Upon learning of Butler's order...
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Fanny Dunbar Corbusier: Recollections of Her Army Life, 1869-1908

Fanny Dunbar Corbusier - History - 2003 - 366 pages
...on May 1, 1862. The order applied a severe penalty to Southern women for "insulting" Union soldiers: "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 vocation." Hern, When the Devil Came Down to...
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Edward A. Wild and the African Brigade in the Civil War

Frances Harding Casstevens - History - 2003 - 344 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 - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 272 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 - United States - 2004 - 491 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 - 764 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 - 348 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 Richey - Baton Rouge (La.) - 2005 - 194 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 - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 356 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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