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take command, as was expected.
The New Orleans Picayune of about May 15th, 1861, said:
All the Massachusetts troops now in Washington are negroes, with the exception of two or three drummer boys.
Gen. Butler, in command, is a native of Liberia.
Our readers may recollect old Ben, the barber, who kept a shop in Poydras-street, and emigrated to Liberia with a small competence.
Gen. Butler is his son. The North was habitually represented to the ignorant masses of the South as thirsting Liberia with a small competence.
Gen. Butler is his son. The North was habitually represented to the ignorant masses of the South as thirsting for their blood and bent on their extermination — as sending forth her armies instructed to ravish, kill, lay waste, and destroy; and the pulpit was not far behind the press in disseminating these atrocious falsehoods.
Hence, the Southern militia, and even conscripts, were impelled by a hate or horror of their adversaries which rendered them valiant in their own despite, making them sometimes victors where the memories of their grandfathers at Charleston and at Guilford, and of their fathers a
e, of S. C., remarks on the adoption of the Constitution, 45, 47.
Butler, Gen. Benjamin F., in the Charleston Convention, 311; 318; arrives in Maryland with the 8th Mass., 468; at Annapolis, 469-70: takes possession of Baltimore, 471; born in Liberia, 508; 528; seizes Geo. P. Kane, 529; commands the Hatteras expedition, 599; 600; 627.
Butler, Gen. Wm.
O., of Ky., nominated for Vice-President, 191.
Butler, Major, (Rebel,) killed at Belmont, 597.
Cabell, E. C., envoy from Jacksy, 620.
Lex, Charles E., speech at Philadelphia, 365.
Lexington, Mo., a Border Ruffian rendezvous, 283; the siege and battle of, 586 to 589; Col. Mulligan's official report, 588-9; why not reenforced, 593-4.
Liberator, The, 116; 122.
Liberia, colonization of, 72.
liberty, Mo., Federal Arsenal seized at, 490.
Lincoln, Abraham, in the Rep. Convention of 1156, 246; his canvass of Illinois with Douglas, 301; his speeches there.
3801-2; nominated for the Presidency, 321; his posit