Ch. 1 Reconstruction Table - Gerhyrah Grant Political Terrorism during Reconstruction Congressional Hearings and Reports on the KKK Source Personal

Ch. 1 Reconstruction Table - Gerhyrah Grant Political...

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Gerhyrah Grant 8/23/16 Political Terrorism during Reconstruction: Congressional Hearings and Reports on the KKK Source Personal Information Description of the Klan’s Activities and Motives Reliability of Evidence Provided WITNESS TESTIMONY 1. Samuel T. Poinier Poinier lived in Spartanburg County since 1866. He’s from Louisville, Kentucky and came to South Carolina to live with his wife. He was in the Union Army. He was a Republican newspaper editor and federal tax collector. Klan’s whipped two white males and three negroes and told them not to hold an election at the box or they would kill them. Klan’s motives were to stop republican voters. He received a letter from the KKK telling him to leave the county. He witnessed two white men and three negroes get whipped. 2. D. H. Chamberlain Chambrlain went to South Carolina in 1865. He is the attorney general in SC. He’s from Massachusetts and went to the Union Army. He lives in Charleston, SC.

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