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Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 2: early political action and military training. (search)
most exciting canvass was prosecuted with the greatest vigor. Luckily for us the coalition was composed very largely of young men, among them plenty of able and vigorous debaters, full of youth, energy, and strength, such as Burlingame, Banks, Rantoul, and others, who afterwards made themselves famous. The election came off with very curious results. So far as Lowell was concerned the hope for our success gave courage to the operatives in the mills, for we promised them protection from ant he can find out that those two words are there; but who put them there, or whether they are there honestly, or whether they represent the sentiments of the candidate, the voter has no means of determining. Early in the session of 1851 Robert Rantoul, Jr., than whom the State never boasted a more eloquent or logical man as a political debater, was elected to the short term in the U. S. Senate, in the place of the Hon. Robert C. Winthrop, who had been appointed by the governor to succeed Web
sted to President, 775. pray, Isaac C., 79. Press, Philadelphia, 175. Presidential Campaign of 1864, 631, 635. Prize Act, 1010. Proctor or Mill Creek Engagement, 651. Q Quinn, Colonel, expedition of, 617. Quimby, General, 460. R Raleigh, great loss of life in prison-pen at, 609-610; Sherman at, 876 Randolph, Edmund, attack on President Washington, 184, 188. Randolph, Confederate secretary of war, 188; instructs burning of cotton at New Orleans, 386. Rantoul, Robert, a coalitionist leader, 98; elected to Senate, 116. Rawlings, Gen. John A., Butler-Smith correspondence sent to, 695; Butler's letter to, 853; Secretary of War, 853, 893. Reagan, John A., draws terms of surrender, 909, 912. Red River expedition, 877. Reed vs. Batchelder, Butler instrumental in removing decision in case of, 75, 77. record, Elijah, case of, 987, 989. Reconstruction, Butler's views of, 960. Reichard, Prussian Consul at New Orleans becomes Confederate g