1 The civilian population had either to do without or buy at the speculators' prices, and the poor and those in moderate circumstances were suffering increasing hardships.
2 To make matters worse, a vague distrust of those in high places had begun to creep over the civilian population.
3 In spite of all these trials and tribulations, Atlanta's ten thousand population had grown to double that number during the war.
4 The reason he had applied for transfer to the front, despite his useless arm, was that he realized, as the civilian population did not, the seriousness of the situation.
5 The commandants of the Yankee troops in the various cities had complete power, even the power of life and death, over the civilian population, and they used that power.
6 Thousands of house servants, the highest caste in the slave population, remained with their white folks, doing manual labor which had been beneath them in the old days.
7 The wives and families of the Yankee garrison, filled with curiosity about the South after four years of war, came to swell the population.
8 He reinforced his pistol and knife with another pistol, and his fame spread far among the black population.
9 Memphis is fast losing her black population, who proclaim as they go that there is no protection for the life and property of any Afro-American citizen in Memphis who is not a slave.
10 In Packingtown the advertisements had a style all of their own, adapted to the peculiar population.
11 The rank and file, however, were either foisted upon the city, or else lived off the population directly.
12 So we have, at the present moment, a society with, say, thirty per cent of the population occupied in producing useless articles, and one per cent occupied in destroying them.
13 It was doubtless in consequence of a knowledge of this fact, that one great statesman of the south predicted the downfall of slavery by the inevitable laws of population.
14 I supposed that they were about upon a level with the non-slaveholding population of the south.
15 And upon coming to the north, I expected to meet with a rough, hard-handed, and uncultivated population, living in the most Spartan-like simplicity, knowing nothing of the ease, luxury, pomp, and grandeur of southern slaveholders.