very report received from our agents bore evidences of troubles then existing and apprehended.
The words of the assistant commissioner of North Carolina, Colonel Whittlesey, were significant.
They found a veritable echo in the reports of other assistants and subassistants throughout the South.
Writing from Raleigh, Decemberof their loyalty.
This was done in places where the military had been withdrawn.
A young man was threatened and stoned because he had opened a nigger school.
Whittlesey added: I do hope that Congress will grasp the whole subject and show itself master of the situation.
No legislation for the freedmen should be allowed — it is f every prominent officer who was reported to have been long the freedmen's friend.
In his eyes assistant commissioners, such as Mr. Conway, Colonel Brown, Generals Whittlesey, Saxton, Samuel Thomas, and Absalom Baird, were too pronounced in behalf of those assailed; they seemed to be friends of the so-called carpet-baggers, i. e.