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Chapter 29: Naval affairs, continued Farragut demands the surrender of New Orleans reply of the mayor United States flag hoisted advent of General Butler antecedents of the people Galveston its surrender demanded another visit of
After the troops had been withdrawn and the city restored to the administration of the civil authorities, Commodore Farragut, on April 26, 1862, addressed the mayor, repeating his demand for the surrender of the city.
In his letter he said h the conqueror is entitled to extort from the conquered.
Respectfully, John T. Monroe, Mayor.
On April 29th Admiral Farragut adopted the alternative presented by the answer of the mayor, and sent a detachment of marines to hoist the United S ple were more characterized by refinement, courtesy, and chivalry.
Of their keen susceptibility the mayor informed Commodore Farragut in his correspondence with that officer.
When the needy barbarians of the upper plains of Asia descended upon th