A Partial Listing of Negroes Lynched in the United States Since 1859

SOURCE: 100 Years of Lynching, Ralph Ginzburg, Black Classic Press; Lynching in the New South, W. Fitzhugh Brundage, University of Illinois Press


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 NameCityStateDateYear Comments
Jesse Mitchell Amelia CountyVirginia September 151983 For rape
Smith Wythe CountyVirginia July 111888 For rape
Page Wallace Loudoun CountyVirginia February 181880 For rape
Scott Bishop Nottoway CountyVirginia February 231891 For murder/robbery
William Allen Warwick CountyVirginia December 61881 For murder. In 1881
after months of arguments
and threatened fights
between William Allen a
drayman and a white man
he drove to work each
morning Allen challenged
the man to a fight and in
the struggle that
followed killed him.
(Lynching in the New
South
Elmer (Elmore?) Moseley Sussex or Prince George
County
Virginia January 141904 For murder. Mosely was
acquitted of killing his
black neighbor in front
of the man's family. A
group of blacks lynched
Mosely as he returned
from the trial. (Lynching
in the New South pg. 30).
Walter Cotton Greenville CountyVirginia March 241900 For murder. Described
as a black desperado
Cotton was lynched in
retaliation for the
murders of several
whites. Blacks who
witnessed the lynching
demanded that Cotton's
white sidekick Brandt
O'Grady also be lynched
and led the mob that
dragged him from
Walter Clark DanvilleVirginia October 131917 For murder. Accused of
murder Clark fought a gun
battle with a mob of law
officers and citizens.
The mob set fire to
Clarks home and he was
shot as he fled.
(Lynching in the New
South pg. 34)
Harry Bradley Miller CountyGeorgia August 101883 For Murder
Lewis Edwards Wayne CountyGeorgia October 141888 For murder

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