Freedmen's Bureau

 

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Freedmen's Bureau Report 1865-1870 in SC
Freedmen's Bureau http://www.freedmensbureau.com/southcarolina/scarolinaoutrages1.htm

REPORT OF OUTRAGES COMMITTED BY WHITES AGAINST FREEDMEN IN ABBEVILLE COUNTY, SO. CA. DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST 1868

Name of offender: Wm. Hammond, P. Blackwell, Coon & others. Date of outage: 17th May. Person injured: Josh Wardlaw. Nature of injury: took him out his bed at night, stripped, whipped & on his running off, shot 3 times at him because he was a Republican. Where committed: Abbeville County. Remarks: referred to Squire McCord, who says Plaintiff could not swear to the parties, although he declared to me he could.

REPORT OF OUTRAGES COMMITTED BY WHITES AGAINST FREEDMEN IN ABBEVILLE COUNTY SO. CA. DURING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 1868

Name of offender: Blackwell, Wm. Harman & 10 others unknown. Date of outrage: 19th April. Person injured: Henry Moore, Nelson Martin, Moses Martin, Josh Wardlaw. Nature of injury: broke into their houses at night, smashed their guns, stripped, whipped & shot at them &c. because they were Radicals. Where committed: Abbeville County. Remarks: Case of Wardlaw ref'd to Squire McCord some time ago & nothing done. Others sent to Squire J. McCaslan who has not as yet done anything. Offenders said to live in Edgefield.
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URL: http://freedmensbureau.com/tennessee/affidavits/memphisaffidavits.htm
Affidavits regarding the 1866 Memphis Riot
Nat Wardlaw
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