A Hard Fate

City Hall, April 28, 1862. To Flag-Officer D. G. Farragut, U. S. Flag-Ship Hartford: Your communication of this morning is the first intimation I ever had that it was by your strict orders that the United States flag was attempted to be hoisted upon certain of our public edifices by officers sent or there to […]

Vagabond Refuse of the Northern States

PROCLAMATION. Executive Office, Opelousas, La., May 24th, 1862. To the People of Louisiana: The general commanding the troops of the United States now holding possession of New Orleans issued the following order on the 15th instant: As the officers and soldiers of the United States have been subject to repeated insults from the women (calling themselves ladies) of New Orleans, […]

They Have Never Heard of the True Church

Perhaps this is the night for prayer meeting, for the parsons taking advantage of this period of calm are indefatigable in their efforts to draw the soldiers together to sing psalms and assist at prayer; hundreds and thousands respond to their call & the woods for miles resound with the unscientific but earnest music of […]