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Colfax Riot

Colfax, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 31° 31' 10.3692", -92° 42' 21.4488"
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On this site occurred the Colfax Riot in which three white men and 150 Negroes were slain. This event on April 13, 1873, marked the end of the carpetbag misrule in the South.

Last updated: 7/27/2009 15:10:00
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