Hill and Wang
Class, Race, and Riot in Reconstruction Memphis
In May 1866, as the United States struggled to heal from the trauma of its bloody Civil War (April 12, 1861 – April 9, 1865), millions of Americans, for the first time, found themselves living in a land unburdened by slavery. For most whites ....
"A Massacre in Memphis: The Race Riot That Shook the Nation One Year After the Civil War,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 16
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol16/iss3/17