1866--Alexander and Sleet Families Assaulted and Intimidated

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1866--Alexander and Sleet Families Assaulted and Intimidated

Date

1866

Formatted date

1866-01-01

Event type

Assault
Property Damage

Description

William and Eliza Sleet and James and Mary Alexander were “beaten in a most cruel and inhuman manner,” their property was destroyed and their lives were threatened if they tried to return back home. The Sleet family lived in Verona in 1870, and James and Mary Alexander lived in Mason County in 1870.

Participant

African American(s): James Alexander; Mary Alexander; Eliza Sleet; William Sleet

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