Allen Greene: Lincoln Parish Scalawag

Wesley HarrisPiney Woods Journal Correspondent Allen Greene typified the Reconstruction-era “scalawag”—a local citizen who allied himself with the Radical Republicans who controlled national and state government to achieve personal political and financial aspirations. Scalawags were considered traitors to the South. They were just as bad, if not worse, than the carpetbaggers from the North. Allen … Continue reading Allen Greene: Lincoln Parish Scalawag