Wednesday, December 25, 2013

We Hope So

It is said that Gen. Hunter has orders to burn the city of Charleston. “And let all the people say Amen!” – Davenport Gazette.

The Abolitionists will no doubt say amen to this barbarous and infamous sentiment, but generous and honest people are governed by higher and more noble impulses. – Ft. Madison Plaindealer.

The “generous and honest people,” in this category, are as corrupt at heart and disloyal of mind as Judas Iscariot or Benedict Arnold.

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

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