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General Butler in New Orleans.

by James Parton

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin and company in Boston, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Butler, Benjamin F. 1818-1893.,
  • New Orleans (La.) -- History -- Civil war, 1861-1865.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE510 .P29
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3]-661 p.
    Number of Pages661
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23408719M
    LC Control Number03014610

    To understand why, one must go back to when the Union general was transferred to New Orleans which had fallen to Union forces. While in New Orleans, Butler heard countless stories of his men being insulted by the New Orleans women. The women would spit on the soldiers or worse.   One of Butler’s most notorious and widely disliked orders was Butler’s General Order No. 28, which was put in place on During the occupation of New Orleans, the women of New Orleans would publicly disrespect, insult, even physically abuse the Union Soldiers in protest of their presence in the city.

    Conduct of Women of New Orleans toward Northern Soldiers described — Some Examples — Butler’s personal Experience — Spitting in Officers’ Faces — “I’ll put a Stop to This” — General Order No. 28 comes out — It does put a Stop to it — How it affected the .   On May 1st, , Major General Benjamin F. Butler took over as military governor of The recently captured city of New Orleans. From that day forward until he was replaced by Major General Nathaniel Banks in mid December, Butler ran the Confederacy’s largest city effectively, but in a dictatorial fashion that made him despised in the south.

      LSU history professor Alecia P. Long explains how civil disobedience from the women of New Orleans following the Union army occupation in . This Civil War Harper's Weekly features a picture of General Butler in New Orleans: General Butler in New Orleans. This Site: Civil War. Civil War Overview. Civil War Civil War Civil War Civil War Civil War Civil War Battles. Confederate Generals. Union Generals. Confederate History. Robert E. Lee.


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General Butler in New Orleans by Parton, James, Publication date Topics Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Addeddate Pages: General Butler in New Orleans "In this edition some of the longer documents have been omitted or abridged, but the general course of the narrative remains unchanged"--Page [2]. Also available in. The women of New General Butler in New Orleans. book “remained more defiant than resigned” during Butler’s time in charge of the city, just as the modern-day marchers through the French Quarter would not let their voices be l Butler serves as a quintessential example of how image varied drastically between geographical locations during the Civil War.

General Butler in New Orleans. History of the Administration of the department of the Gulf in the Year ; with an Account of the Capture of New Orleans, and a Sketch of the Previous Career of the General, Civil and Military by Parton, James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at General Butler in New Orleans: History of the Administration of the Department of the Gulf in the Year with an Account of the Capture of New Orleans, and a Sketch of the Previous Career of the General, Civil and Military People's edition: Author: James Parton: Edition: Publisher: Mason Bros., Original from: Harvard University.

General Order No. 28 was a military decree made by Maj. Gen. Benjamin Butler during the American Civil War. Following the Battle of New Orleans, Butler established himself as military commander of that city on May 1, Many of the city's inhabitants were strongly hostile to the Federal government, and many women in particular expressed this contempt by insulting Union troops.

Excerpt from General Butler in New Orleans In common With the other devotees of the Union and the Flag, Ihad watched the proceedings of General butler in Louisiana With interest and approval; and shared also the indignation with Which they regarded the perverse misinterpretation put upon his measures by the faction Which has involved the Southern States in ruin, and by their neutral Author: James Parton.

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General Butler in New Orleans: history of the administration of the Department of the Gulf in the year with an account of the capture of New Orleans, and a sketch of the previous career of the general, civil and military. General Butler in New Orleans: Being a History of the Administration of the Department of the Gulf in the Year with an Account of the Capture of New Orleans, and a Sketch of the Previous Career of the General, Civil and Military.

Title Gen. Butler's headquarters, New Orleans, La. Created / Published [photographed between andprinted between and ]. The ultimate intent of Butler’s Order continues to be a matter of debate, but it was a key reason for his infamy during the six-month term he served as occupying general in the equally notorious city of New Orleans.

Major General Benjamin F. Butler. Benjamin F. Butler (–) Contributed by Michael Thomas Smith. Benjamin F. Butler was a controversial, self-aggrandizing, and colorful politician who served as a Union general during the American Civil War (–).

A state senator in Massachusetts, Butler was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention, where he briefly supported. Born at Deerfield, NH on November 5,Benjamin F.

Butler was the sixth and youngest child of John and Charlotte Butler. A veteran of the War of and the Battle of New Orleans, Butler's father died shortly after his son's briefly attending the Phillips Exeter Academy inButler followed his mother to Lowell, MA the following year where she opened a boarding house.

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The home has many period pieces as well as family on: Hwy. Carrollton,KY. The favor was unusual, given that sick woman was the wife of New Orleans native General P.G.T. Beauregard, the man responsible for the first shots fired in the war. Even foreigners in the Crescent City felt the pressure of Butler’s convictions.

Pvt. George U. Young, Co. G, 31st Mass., relates his account of the origin of the story of Ben Butler and the Spoons of New Orleans. It was written down long after the war. New Orleans, May, "Our Company after a few days was sent up town and quartered in .Major-General Benjamin Butler and Admiral David Farragut captured the city of New Orleans at the end of April Butler set about establishing martial law in the city, ordering the confiscation of firearms, the banning of flags other than the Stars & Stripes, restricting certain newspaper publications, forbidding public assemblies, etc.In August ofButler led a successful amphibious assault on the Hatteras Inlet in North Carolina, and moved onto New Orleans in May, after the city had already surrendered to Admiral David G.

Farragut. It was during this time that Butler would gain many of his enemies.