By J. Michael Martinez
This is the tale of the increase and fall of the Reconstruction-era Klan, focusing specially on significant Merrill and the 7th Cavalry's efforts to show the secrets and techniques of the Ku Klux Klan to the sunshine of day.
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In a few areas, the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) was once a social fraternity whose contributors loved sophomoric hijinks and home made liquor. In different components, the KKK used to be a paramilitary workforce cause on maintaining former slaves clear of white ladies and Republicans clear of poll containers. South Carolina observed the worst Klan violence and, in 1871, President provide despatched federal troops lower than the command of significant Lewis Merrill to revive legislation and order.
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Carpetbaggers, Cavalry, and the Ku Klux Klan: Exposing the Invisible Empire During Reconstruction (The American Crisis Series: Books on the Civil War Era) by J. Michael Martinez