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g on Jan. 21, 1861, at the suggestion of Gen. B. F. Butler, and offered its services to the governmo answer had yet come from Washington, and General Butler had meantime arrived in Philadelphia with n at once communicated the instructions to General Butler, and gave directions, as he expressly says of the Maryland, which had been seized by General Butler. (Rebellion Record, I, 49.) Nobody took tParton and other writers of that period to General Butler's own initiative; yet it now appears from he great obstacle against which Dix, Banks and Butler had to contend; Dix less than the others, becaBaton Rouge, Aug. 5, 1862, it is probable that Butler's whole active force did not exceed seven thou made in the above narrative, namely, that General Butler had himself to blame for this unjust reproccount, but which is undoubtedly unjust to General Butler. For some of the criticisms of naval men, finally were active in recognizing it, as General Butler, held back from it at first, and would gla[37 more...]