The Colfax Massacre by LeeAnna Keith

Genre: History
Subject: racial issues during Reconstruction
Setting: Louisiana, USA
Main Characters: William Smith Calhoun
Series: no
Dates Read: July 14 - July 15
Number of pages: 171
Off the Shelf (pre-2012)? Source?: no, Public Library
Category for 12 in 12 challenge: History class

This book told of the account of the racal incident in Colfax, LA where 13 white men and 150 negros were killed. It was extremely difficult reading not just because of the topic but the writing as well. Hard to follow and at times a bit too detailed.

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