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"The Memphis Riots," article with illustrations. One illustration is titled "Scenes in Memphis, Tennessee, During the Riot -- Shooting Down Negroes ln the Morning of May 2, 1866" in Harper's Weekly, Vol X No.491, May 26, 1866.

New York 1866 Illustr, 16 x 11, 321-336 pp. Removal marks, creasing, tears, soiling, spotting. According to the article, members of the mustered out Third United States Colored Infantry had been frequenting "whisky-shops" and were drunk and disorderly. Upon being requested by the police to cease and disperse, they refused, a fight ensued with weapons being discharged and the situation was out of control. No whites were killed by African-Americans but several African-Americans died and their homes, schools and churches torched. COMES WITH: Harper's Weekly Vol. X No. 492, June 2, 1866, same conditions as above. Includes a follow up article on the Memphis riot plus an article on the Memphis Freedmen's Bureau with an illustration. Both are complete issues. Sold as a pair. Sold as is.


Book Id: 98-7176

Price: $75.00

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