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text Day freedom died : the Colfax massacre, the Supreme Court, and the betrayal of Reconstruction

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Following the Civil War, Colfax, Louisiana, was a town, like many, where Negroes and whites mingled uneasily. But on April 13, 1873, a small army of white ex-Confederate soldiers, enraged after attempts by freedmen to assert their new rights, kill... Read more
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xviii, 326 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
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Henry Holt 2008

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