A Letter to Hon. Charles Sumner, with 'Statements' of Outrages upon Freedmen in Georgia

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Published: 1870
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,913 / 38 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.2
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Added to site: 2009.09.09
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Genre: History

And an account of his expulsion from Andersonville, GA., by the Ku-Klux Klan.

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Richard Reese, President of the Grant club of Schley County, confirms the statements of George Smith in regard to the treatment of the Radicals in Schley County. He says:

"When the Ku-Klux commenced riding about the country I was at Macon attending the colored convention. When I got home some white men, Democrats, who were friends of mine, told me that the Ku-Klux would certainly kill me if I staid at home at nights. I took my blanket and hid in the woods. I have never had a gun or pistol in my life. I lay in the woods every night until after election. Day times I came home and worked my crop. One day, as I was in my yard, Mr. Jack Childers, a Democrat, came along from Americus, and said to me, 'Where is old Dick, the damned old Radical?' I said, 'Here I am.' He said, 'Well, you will be certain to be killed.' I said, 'Well, if they kill me they will kill a good old Radical, and I haven't got much longer to live noway.' He then started to get out of his buggy and come at me, but the man with him

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