Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: August 24, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Benjamin McCulloch or search for Benjamin McCulloch in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

our army from defeat. In the great battle of Buena Vista, McCulloch distinguished himself by his splendid courage. Gen. McCulloch is a man who has a natural genius and aptitude for war. He was born a soldier and a strategist. In this respect he resembles Andrew Jackson. There are few men but Andrew Jackson who could have won the battle of New Orleans; but Bun McCulloch is one of the few. There are few men except. Andrew Jackson who would have meted out such punishment as Jackson did to traitors and secret enemies. Ben. McCulloch could have done that also. While he is as terrific in battle as a lion, he is as merciful as a woman to his own people. That is the kind of humanity we like. When an enemy murders women and children — when he proclaims in advance, rape, handcuffs, halters and confiscation — then by all means, lot us exercise true humanity to ourselves, which consists in visiting upon those who have made themselves pirates and enemies of society, the pirate's doo