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The Daily Dispatch: April 25, 1864., [Electronic resource], Rumored Evacuation of Newbern, N. C. (search)
reat deal of Yankee and some African blood; and furthermore at Shreveport and divers other places in Louisiana, and lastly at Plymouth, in North Carolina, the lives of these exemplary Union soldiers were cruelly taken in great numbers, and their released souls sent to give what society and consolation they may to the manes of the thousands who have gone before them.! The amiable character of these armed missionaries of law and humanity from the North was early demonstrated in the war by McNeal, and Butler, and Burnside, and Hunder and others, and their examples utterly deprive the guilty Southerners of any plea in mitigation in answer to Colfax. The Examiner, whose attention was called particularly to the affair at Fort Pillow and the blowing up of a Federal vessel with a needless and reckless Confederate torpedo, by the pious exclamations of the Philadelphia Inquireragainst the same, enters into a very ingenious analysis of the difference in the right to kill and hang people