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Plan of the contemplated murder of John Campbell

Date: August 1871 | Identifier: F259.P53.1871
Broadside with engraving and text describing the Ku Klux Klan's attempted lynching of John A. Campbell in Moore County, North Carolina in August 1871. Includes artist depiction of robed and hooded Klansmen with animal-like masks surrounding Campbell and holding a noose around his neck. Text describes actions of undercover United States secret service agent Joseph Hester in freeing Campbell and having the Klansmen arrested. more...
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