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Proclamation, Headquarters, Department of the Gulf, New Orleans, May 1st, 1862

Reproduction of a broadside of Union General Benjamin Butler announcing the Federal occupation of New Orleans and the declaration of martial law on May 1, 1862

Proclamation, Headquarters, Department of the Gulf, New Orleans, May 1st, 1862

Courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection

Proclamation, Headquarters, Department of the Gulf, New Orleans, May 1st, 1862. Strong, George Crockett

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