The wives and families of the Yankee garrison, filled with curiosity about the South after four years of war, came to swell the population.
Although Pitty had written that Atlanta was garrisoned and the streets full of soldiers, the first sight of the bluecoat startled and frightened her.
Many of the officers of the garrison, not knowing how long they would be stationed in Atlanta, had sent for their wives and families.
The Yankee soldiers garrisoned throughout the section and the Freedmen’s Bureau were in complete command of everything and they were fixing the rules to suit themselves.
Georgia was heavily garrisoned with troops and Atlanta had more than its share.
It was easier to forget the impudent black faces in the streets and the blue uniforms of the garrison while they were listening to music.
If everyone in Atlanta was arrested for drunkenness, the whole Yankee garrison would be in jail continually.
She did not hesitate to display arrogance to her new Republican and Scallawag friends but to no class was she ruder or more insolent than the Yankee officers of the garrison and their families.
The garrison families had a right to be bewildered for most of them were quiet, well-bred folk, lonely in a hostile land, anxious to go home to the North, a little ashamed of the riffraff whose rule they were forced to uphold—an infinitely better class than that of Scarlett’s associates.
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