Scarce primary source material detailing the the atrocities of the Ku Klux Klan in the Tennessee during the early years after the Civil War. Details how the KKK targets color persons, Union sympathizers, white instructors, women, etc. To create an atmosphere of terror to keep people from voting and advancing. In most cases, the nature of the passage are elected officials petitioning for a military presence to help suppress the KKK, which they identify as terrorist and para-military. Other tables and passages list prisoners by race, offense and length of sentence.
Another table details punishments given to inmates; Suspended by thumbs, Bread and Water, etc. This is a remarkable treasure trove of primary source material which does a remarkable job of illuminating the racial tension and turbulence in the South during the wake of the Civil War. Bound in half leather over marbled paper. Cover shows rubbing wear and soiling. Pages lightly foxed in parts.
The item "KU KLUX KLAN House Journal STATE OF TENNESSEE 1868 Primary Source CIVIL WAR" is in sale since Monday, January 13, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "starlightarthouse" and is located in Three Oaks, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Brazil, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, Canada. Mercer