Infamous! Vide Lord Palmerston's speech

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With General Order No. 28, commonly known as the “Woman's Order,” Union General Benjamin Butler attempted to stop the women of New Orleans from exhibiting their dislike of Union soldiers. Issued in 1862, the order stated that any woman showing disrespect to a Union soldier would “be treated as a woman of the town plying her vocation.”
Creator Butler, Benjamin F. (Author)
Coverage 1862
Medium Document
Repository The Historic New Orleans Collection
Number 99-276-RL
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