Civil unrest in Camilla, Georgia, 1868 : Reconstruction, republicanism, and race
Records of the Freedman's Bureau documenting the 1868 Camilla Massacre.
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Contributor to Resource
United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
Original records: United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands records, 1861-1879, National Archives and Records Administration.
Date of Original
Republican Party (Ga.)--History--19th century
United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands--Archives
Republican Party (Ga.)--Public opinion
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Georgia--Sources
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950
Mitchell County (Ga.)--Politics and government
Mitchell County (Ga.)--Race relations
The Civil Unrest in Camilla, Georgia, 1868 collection, located at the DeSoto Trail Library and comprised of photostatic copies from the Freedman's Bureau records held by the National Archives of the United States, consists of letters, affidavits, reports and a newspaper clipping relating to a violent episode in Camilla, Georgia, in 1868 involving local republicans, freedmen, and townspeople.
De Soto Trail Regional Library System