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"Unparalleled in Humanity." --Under the above caption the "Local" of the New Orleans Delta has the following bitter satire upon a petition drawn up and presented to Gen. Palfrey by the Federal prisoners confined in that city: A gross outrage, in connection with the Federal prisoners now confined in our Parish Prison, has just been brought to light. We allude to the inhuman treatment of those unfortunate gentlemen. When we consider the kind and humane management of those Southern pr
This in one of the many instances of humanity on the part of the Federals; and it is hard to see with what crudity we treat those who have fallen under our care.
The prisoners confined in our jail have sent a sort of protest or petition to Gen. Palfrey, in which a list of their sufferings is carefully detailed.
It culminates with a charge against the prison authorities which we were not prepared to believe.
It is this:
"Since our confinement, not even the ladies of New Orleans are per