Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Butler” in chapter 1, page 58 of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative:

...in the fire of the gunboats they were powerless. Their recapture of Galveston was not an exception, since the Union forces had merely occupied a wharf. No one doubts the great energy exhibited by General Butler in assuming and exercising his jurisdiction, half civil, half military, over the city of New Orleans, and in the then state of the public mind at the North the more obnoxious he made his rule the bet...

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