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nche says: We unhesitatingly say that the cause of justice and the cause of humanity itself, demands that the black flag shall be unfurled on every field — that extermination and death shall be proclaimed against the hellish miscreants who persist in polluting our soil with their crimes. We will stop the effusion of blood, we will arrest the horrors of war, by terrific slaughter of the foe, by examples of overwhelming and unsparing vengeance. When Oliver Cromwell massacred the garrison of Drogheda, suffering not a man to escape, he justified it on the ground that his object was to bring the war to a close — to stop the effusion of blood — and that it was, therefore, a merciful act on his part. The South can afford no longer to trifle — she must strike the most fearful blows — the war-cry of extermination must be raised. A bill was presented in the Tennessee Legislature, requesting the Judges of the Supreme and Circuit Courts, Chancellors, and Justices of the Peace, not to ho