The Very Latest From Butler. Confederate Imprint.

The Very Latest From Butler.

[Confederate States of America: s.n., ca. 1862].

Printed broadside with double fillet border and image of man pasting poster surrounding song lyrics. 1 vols. 9-3/8 x 5 inches. Minor creasing, else fine. Parrish & Willingham 6594; Worlcat locates 3 copies and P & W adds an additional location. Item #263067

Confederate broadside printing the lyrics to a verse satire of General Benjamin Butler's controversial General order no. 28, which allowed Union soldiers in New Orleans to retaliate in kind against any woman of the city who displayed insulting or violent behavior towards the occupying forces. “Some General love the battle’s roar, And Laurels red and gory … But I more wise, love sunny skies, And make war in a General Order …”.

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