Neronian Cruelties

Upon Thursday, the day after the battle, a party was ordered to the field of battle to put to death all the wounded they should find upon it, which accordingly they performed with the greatest despatch and the utmost exactness, carrying the wounded from the several parts of the field to two or three spots of […]

Relegated to Oblivion

WHY GENERAL SHERMAN’S NAME IS DETESTED. BY COL. W. D. PICKETT, LEXINGTON, KY. I desire to supplement the article in the July VETERAN with the above title by answers to criticisms made and doubts cast upon the charges therein. As to the charge that at the burning of the large cotton mills at Roswell, Ga., […]

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, […]

We Are Not Ashamed!

Less than two weeks ago the President of the United States, in a public address, is reported as using these words: “They said that Grant had not the military genius that other generals displayed in the war. To my mind, his mind and brain represented the very genius of war to suppress the rebellion, because […]

The Lying, Thieving Yankees

If I had the power I would arm every wolf, panther, catamount and bear in the mountains of America, every crocodile in the swamps of Florida, every negro in the South, every devil in Hell, clothe them in the uniform of the Federal army, and turn them loose on the rebels of the South and […]

Beauty and Booty

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF ALEXANDRIA, Camp Pickens, June 5, 1861. To the good People of the Counties of Loudoun, Fairfax, and Prince William: A reckless and unprincipled tyrant has invaded your soil. Abraham Lincoln, regardless of all moral, legal, and constitutional restraints, has thrown his abolition hosts among you, who are murdering and imprisoning your citizens, […]