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of Gen. Mutler, whom it in a most word way. The ladies be has to politeness. "By issuing an order as ingenious as it has proved effectual," says the Della, "Gen. Butler has transformed the gentler sex from scowling, acidulous-faced wo- men, into a charming, well-conducted, and modest community of ladies." The same paper publishes a long anonymous letter addressed to Gen Butler, by a woman, under the signature of "A Mississippian," threatening him with assassination for the brutal order which the same paper says, as stated above, has made "modest ladies" of our own fair and scowling women. The writer gives it a scurrilous preface. In reply to the protest of Mayor Monroe, Butler, after a little characteristic Yankee quibbling, reiterates his infamous order, subjecting the wives, mothers, and daughters of New Orleans to the insults and outrages of his brutal soldiery. He says: "Whenever a woman, lady or mistress, gentle or simple who, by gesture, look or insults
e Government in the field. We thought it a little inconsistent, also, that he should be leading such an army against the South while he was declaring in private that he would much rather lead an army against New England. But we were willing to overlook all this, in consideration of the liberality to which we have alluded. We are now satisfied that we gave him a credit to which he is not entitled. His lying dispatches to his master at Washington prove him to be no better than Wool and Butler. From the field at Williamsburg, where thirty thousand of his men were routed by one-third of their number, losing eleven guns and 800 prisoners, he wrote that he had gained a great victory! From Seven Pines, where our men, with only half his force, routed his troops, captured their batteries, seized their camps, and drove them pell mell into the swamp, where the intervention of night alone saved them from utter destruction, he again wrote that he was victorious! These are the tricks of a