Sunday, December 22, 2013

Gen. Scott says . . .

. . . “Davis will not be caught.  He will probably escape, through Texas into Mexico.  To the more prominent traitors who may be taken, I would mete out a system of judicious but liberal hanging.”

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Monday Morning, May 19, 1862, p. 2

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