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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.20 (search)
re utterly destitute of moral sense than Beast Butler never lived in this country. Soon after theone of our newspapers published an acrostic on Butler: Brutal and vulgar, a coward and knave, Fs unheard in the farthest corner of the hall. Butler clutched nervously at his desk, and leaned for who ever pierced the rhinosceronian hide of Ben Butler. The London Saturday Review, of June 14, 1862, said: The proclamation of General Butler, at New Orleans, has been read in England with a hmanity was light compared to that of which General Butler has been guilty. He outraged but one victof. If anything can add to the atrocity of General Butler's proclamation it is the slenderness of thof hopeless, helpless shame. Accordingly, General Butler issues his edict: Any lady who shall, by wght that one on the occasion of the death of Ben Butler was not foreordained. The Beast is dead. s be a stain upon the Federal authorities that Butler was not promptly court-martialed and hanged; y[8 more...]