A Military dictatorship.
--That the project of a military dictatorship for the North
is seriously contemplated, there is no longer room for doubt.--As cumulative evidence of the fact, we find in a late number of the Memphis Bulletin
the following extract from a Washington letter:
Many are willing to invest the President
with a military dictatorship, so that one mind, without so much distracting counsel, shall infuse new and terrible energy into the measures to put down the rebellion.
A day or two since I attended the ceremonies of raising a flag over a new hospital, a mile east of the Capitol
, chaplain of the Senate, and pastor of one of the largest new school Presbyterian churches in Washington
, was the orator.
He boldly proclaimed the sentiments of the loyal North
, that a new war policy must be inaugurated, or the rebellion never could be put down.
He advocated a military dictatorship in the person of the President