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The Daily Dispatch: July 24, 1862., [Electronic resource], Progress of the
War upon women. (search)
Progress of the War upon women. --Mrs Gallaway, the wife of Col. M. C. Gallaway, the former editor of the Memphis Avalanche, was arrested in Memphis a few days ago, and by order of Gen. Grant, sent out of the Federal lines. Her offence was an alleged correspondence with the enemy.
The Daily Dispatch: July 24, 1862., [Electronic resource], The flag of truce. (search)
From the South. The order of Gen. Grant expelling "disloyal" citizens from Memphis has been published. Gen. Jeff Thompson has issued a proclamation, assuring all Tennessean in the Confederate States army that their families, if expelled, shall be provided for. The General has written the following letter to the tyrant Grant: Senatoria, Miss, July 14th, 1862. Maj-Gen U. S. Grant, U. S. A., Memphis, Tenn. General --Upon my return from Grenada, I find a copy of your Special OrdeMaj-Gen U. S. Grant, U. S. A., Memphis, Tenn. General --Upon my return from Grenada, I find a copy of your Special Order No. 14, of July 10th, 1862, requiring certain parties therein designated to leave your lines within five days. If, General, you intend to carry this order into effect, which we of course presume you will, the cause of humanity will require that you make some arrangement with us, by which the helpless women and children who will thus be turned out of doors, can be provided for; for you must well know by this time that nine-tenths of the people of Memphis come under your ban, for there is scarc