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General Butler Holding the Mob in Check at New Orleans

In early 1862, Benjamin Butler was appointed commander of the Union troops occupying New Orleans. He ruled the territory with an iron hand, invoking the hatred of southerners and earning the nickname “Beast Butler.”

Creator Reinhart, Charles Stanley (Artist)
Coverage 1896
Category History
Topics
Regions Greater New Orleans
Time Periods Civil War Period, Reconstruction Period
Index letter B
Medium Illustration
Repository Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Collection Name Caroline and Erwin Swann collection of caricature and cartoon (Library of Congress)
ID Number SWANN - no. 1316 (B size) [P&P]
Copyright Public Domain
Disclaimer The Louisiana Endowment has included this work in KnowLouisiana for the purposes of criticism, comment, teaching, scholarship, educational research, all other nonprofit educational usages under Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act.

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