New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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Benjamin F. Butler, U.S. Civil War General, died on this day in 1893

Benjamin F. Butler, U.S. Civil War General, died on this day in 1893. In New Orleans he issued the inifamous order that declared that any Southern woman who insulted a Northern soldier was to be treated as a prostitute. He was hated in the South, and his face even appeared o\in chamber pots.
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