Flatboat Incident On River At Lake Providence

Wesley HarrisPiney Woods Journal Correspondent Vigilantes Demand Immediate Justice for Murders by Rowdy Potato Boat Crewmen Although American railroads expanded rapidly after the Civil War, many goods were still transported through the nation's waterways. Barges loaded with coal, corn, cotton, lumber, and other goods and products moved slowly down the Mississippi and its tributaries to … Continue reading Flatboat Incident On River At Lake Providence