BUTLER CARTOONS AND PRINTS
 
Benjamin Franklin Butler, 1818-1893, was a lawyer, working class democrat, northern civil war general, congressman, governor, and presidential candidate.  He was loved and hated often at the same time by the same people.  The Lowell Historical Society has gathered cartoons and prints from a variety of 19th century magazines.

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BC 140 Harper's Weekly "Major General Benjamin F. Butler, U.S.A." June 1, 1861

BC 141 Harper's Weekly "Hitting Him in the Rear" September 21, 1861

   
BC 145 Harper's Weekly "Bull Run Russell in His True Part at Last" March 29, 1862
BC 146 Harper's Weekly "Major General Benjamin F. Butler, Commanding Department of the Gulf" July 12, 1862
 
 

BC 151 Harper's Weekly "Reception of the Authorities of New Orleans by General Butler Previous to his Departure" January 17, 1863
BC 152 Harper's Weekly "Uncle Abe. "Hello! Ben, is that you?" January 17, 1863
 

 

BC 153 Harper's Weekly "A New Plan to Frighten Fine Old English Gentleman" January 24, 1863

BC 154 Harper's Weekly "Reception of the "Brute Butler" by the Ladies of the North" January 24, 1862
   

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