ve been indulging so largely:
"The Union feeling existing there — that they talk so much about — does not exist; for Butler says that even the women and children are the "d — d'st rebels" be ever saw, and there has been but little Union feeling rah for the Stars and Stripes, and desiring to obtain the principalship of one of the girls' high schools, called upon Gen. Butler, accompanied by a "secesh" lady, who was anxious to see the brute without having any business herself to take her there, Mrs.--, after complimenting Butler highly upon the condition of the streets, and the city generally, and expressing her devoted allegiance to the old flag, stated that she called, actuated solely by the prompting of her heart, to take the oath of allegiance.
Butler allowed her to get that far, and no farther; "Get out, madam get out!
don't say another word.
I have never seen the woman in the South yet who would take the oath of allegiance, or even hear of it, unless they had an object to g<