The lamented Duceon once spurned him like a dog, but he slunk away and reported to Butler, who "approved his course" in not resenting the insult.
Another of Butler's pats is "Colonel" Jonas H. French, while Provost-Marshal- General of Louisiana but degraded by Banks to be a police officer in New Orleans — a place which he accepted rather than join the army at Baton Rouge.
In the first named office this man committed unparalleled extortions and outrages.
Although entitled to nothing e good name of a virtuous wife and good mother, to relieve himself of the odium attached to his unmanly conduct. "Are there no bolts in heaven, save what serve for the thunder?"
There is great disaffection among the soldiers and sailors in Louisiana.
A gunboat Lieutenant told the writer that three hundred Massachusetts soldiers had been sent to New Orleans from Ship Island for mutiny and beating the blacks, and that one hundred and thirty resignations had occurred among the officers of th