BUTLER, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893

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Ames, Blanche (Butler). The Butler ancestry of Gen. Benjamin Franklin Butler in America. Lowell, Mass.: N.p., 1895.

Bland, T[homas] A[ugustus]. Life of Benjamin F. Butler. Boston: Lee and Shepard; New York: C. T. Dillingham, 1879.

Butler, Benjamin F. Address. The present relation of parties. Duty of the Republican Party to adjust the questions with other nations brought out by the rebellion, and to protect American fisheries against British aggression. By Benj. F. Butler, Music hall, Boston, Nov. 23, 1870. Lowell, Marden & Rowell, printers, [1870].

———. Address of Benjamin F. Butler, to the judges of the Circuit Court of the United States. Boston: Rand, Avery, & Co., 1879.

———. Argument (in brief) on the exemptions of the Cherokee Nation from internal taxation. Washington, D.C.: M’Gill & Witherow, printers, 1871.

———. Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences. Boston: A.M. Thayer, 1892.

———. Character and results of the war. New York: W. C. Bryant & Co., printers, 1863. Reprint, [Columbus, Ohio: State Journal Print., 1864?]

———. Civil rights. Washington: F. & J. Rives & G. A. Bailey, printers, 1872. Reprint, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1874.

———. The currency question. [Washington?: N.p., 1867].

———. Debate in the House of Representatives between Mr Butler. [Washington: N.p., 1867].

———. The exchange question. [N. p.], 1864.

———. How to prosecute and how to end the war. [New York: N.p., 1863].

———. How we may relieve ourselves from taxation. Washington: F. & J. Rives & G. A. Bailey, printers, 1868.

———. Ku-Klux outrages in the South. Washington: M’Gill & Witherow, printers, 1871.

———. Lecture delivered at the Brooklyn academy of music. [N.p.], [1866].

———. Letter of General Benj. F. Butler, to Hon. E. R. Hoar. [Lowell?, Mass.]: N.p., 1876.

———. The negro in politics. Lowell: Marden & Rowell, printers, 1871.

———. Private and Official Correspondence During the Period of the Civil War. 5 vols. Edited by Jessie Ames Marshall. Norwood, Mass.: Plimpton Press, 1917.

———. Prospectus of Butler’s book. Boston: N.p., 1891.

———. The right of America to present her claims against Britain for damages without menace. Washington: F. & J. Rives & G. A. Bailey, printers, 1872.

———. Speech of Hon. Benjamin F. Butler, upon his bill to authorize the issue of a national currency, to assure its stability and elasticity, lessen the interest on the public debt, and reduce the rate of interest. [N.p., 1869].

———. The status of the insurgent states, upon the cessation of hostilities. [Washington?: N.p., 1866].

Driscoll, William D. “Benjamin F. Butler: Lawyer and Regency Politician." Ph.D. diss., Fordham University, 1965.

———. Benjamin F. Butler: Lawyer and Regency Politician (American Legal and Constitutional History). Hamden, Conn.: Garland Science, 1987.

Egan, Clifford L. “Friction in New Orleans: General Butler versus the Spanish Consul." Louisiana History 9 (Winter 1968): 43-52.

France, A.F. “Admiral Farragut and General Butler." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 83 (February 1957): 214-5.

Gordon, L. Thomas. “Benjamin F. Butler, Prosecutor." Quarterly Journal of Speech 45 (October 1959): 288-98.

Hearn, Chester G. When the Devil Came Down to Dixie: Ben Butler in New Orleans. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1997.

Holzman, Robert S. “Ben Butler in the Civil War." New England Quarterly 30 (September 1957): 330-45.

———. “Benjamin F. Butler: His Public Career." Ph.D. diss., New York University, 1953.

———. Stormy Ben Butler. 1954. Reprint, New York: Octagon Books, 1978.

Jackson, Joy J. “Keeping Law and Order in New Orleans Under General Butler, 1862." Louisiana History 34 (Winter 1993): 51-67.

James, Edward T. “Ben Butler Runs for President: Labor, Greenbackers, and Anti-Monopolists in the Election of 1884." Essex Institute Historical Collections 113 (April 1977): 65-88.

Johnson, Howard P. “New Orleans Under General Butler." Louisiana Historical Quarterly 24 (1941): 434-536.

Longacre, Edward G. Army of Amateurs: General Benjamin F. Butler and the Army of the James, 1863-1865. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 1997.

Macartney, Clarence Edward Noble. Grant and His Generals, pp. 166-88. New York: McBride, 1953.

Mallam, William D. “Butlerism in Massachusetts." New England Quarterly 33 (June 1960): 186-206.

———. “Fight for the Old Granite Block." New England Quarterly 36 (March 1963): 42-62.

———. “Grant-Butler Relationship." Mississippi Valley Historical Review 41 (September 1954): 259-76.

Merrill, Louis T. “General Benjamin F. Butler as a Radical Leader During the Administration of President Andrew Johnson." Ph.D. diss., University of Chicago, 1937.

———. General Benjamin F. Butler in Washington. Washington: N.p., 1938.

[Moulton, Henry Jefferson]. General Benjamin F. Butler; a bibliography of books, pamphlets, United States documents, and periodical and newspaper articles. Boston: N.p., 1917.

Nash, Howard P. Stormy Petrel: The Life and Times of Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, 1818-1893. Rutherford, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1969.

Nolan, Dick. Benjamin Franklin Butler: The Damnedest Yankee. Novato, Calif.: Presidio Press, 1991.

Parton, James. General Butler in New Orleans. Boston, New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1892.

Pierrepont, Edwards. A review by Judge Pierrepont of Gen. Butler’s defense, before the House of Representatives, in relation to the New Orleans gold. New York: W. C. Bryant & Co., printers, 1865.

Pomeroy, Marcus Mills. The life and public services of Benjamin F. Butler, Major-General in the Army and leader of the Republican Party. New York: N.p., 1868.

Thomas, Gordon L. “Benjamin F. Butler, Prosecutor." Quarterly Journal of Speech 45 (October 1959): 288-98.

Thompson, Margaret S. “Ben Butler versus the Brahmins: Patronage and Politics in Early Gilded Age Massachusetts." New England Quarterly 55 (June 1982): 163-86.

Trefousse, Hans Louis. Ben Butler: The South Called Him Beast!1957. Reprint, New York: Octagon Books, 1974.

Weiss, Nathan. “General Benjamin Franklin Butler and the Negro: The Evolution of the Racial Views of a Practical Politician." Negro History Bulletin 29 (October 1965): 3-4.

Werlich, Robert. Beast Butler: The Incredible Career of Benjamin Franklin Butler. Washington: Quaker Press, 1962.

West, Richard Sedgewick. “Admiral Farragut and General Butler." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 82 (June 1956): 635-43.

———. Lincoln’s Scapegoat General: A Life of Benjamin F. Butler, 1818-1893. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1965.