Nightriders Claim Another Victim

Wesley HarrisPiney Woods Journal Correspondent The years following the Civil War were especially hard for newly-freed slaves. With no homes, no money, and no prospects, one can imagine the hopelessness that came with freedom. To help, President Abraham Lincoln advocated for a bill to establish an organization to assist freedmen. On March 3, 1865, Congress … Continue reading Nightriders Claim Another Victim