Interview with William Simmons
QUESTION 52
Prudence Arndt:

RIGHT AND THAT'S...OK. AND NOW, AGAIN ON OLE MISS. WHAT WAS, A LOT OF PEOPLE FROM MISSISSIPPI USE, I NOTICE REUSE CIVIL WAR TERMINOLOGY ALMOST. WHAT WAS THE FEELING OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT COMING IN, EMOTIONALLY?

William Simmons:

The feeling in terms of the federal government coming in emotionally were, were very bitter. It's perhaps expressed very well by a cartoon that was drawn with two soldiers with bayonets in a little girl's back marching her to class, this type of thing. It was, it was resented very deeply.