Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Butler” in chapter 1.50, section c.1.50.49, page 182 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
One Sunday during the Civil War, while engaged in instructing some children, Father O'Keefe received the following telegram from General Benjamin Butler:
General Butler sends his compliments to Father O'Keefe and desires to know if he prays for the Federal authorities at the vesper service.
Father O'Keefe's reply is characteristic.
He wrote the following on th...
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