Yankee Impudence

YANKEE IMPUDENCE REBUKED. – The impudence of some of the Yankee prisoners brought to Richmond is unbearable. Friday, as the last instalment was passing along Cary street, one of them; true to the instinct and nature of the whole race, made a remark disparaging of the character of several ladies standing on the sidewalk. The brute was instantly knocked down by a blow from a musket in the hands of one of the guard, and had to be carried along by some of his comrades. Served him right, though the contents of the musket would have been a better dose than the butt of it.

— From the Richmond Examiner, 27 June 1864.

Curator: Christian Clay Columba Campbell

Christian Clay Columba Campbell is a Roman Catholic of the Anglican Use. As Senior Warden of the Cathedral of the Incarnation (Orlando, FL), he organised the process by which the parish accepted the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum coetibus, petitioning to join the Catholic Church. The Anglican Cathedral is now the Church of the Incarnation in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. Personal queries should be directed to me at eccentricbliss dot com.

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