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


2162 records found
  (Total records:2162)
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 NameCity StateDateYearComments
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
Charles Craven LeesburgVirginia July 311902 For murder
Andrew Dudley GreenfieldVirginia August 41904 For attempted rape
Sam Ellerson Tazewell CountyVirginia February 11893 For assault
John Fitzhugh Rappahannock CountyVirginia August 21884 For assault
Magruder Fletcher TasleyVirginia March 141889 For rape
John Forbes PetersburgVirginia June 111889 For burglary
Wiley Gam Toms BrookVirginia June 61902
Samuel Garner BluefieldVirginia September 161889 For attempted rape
Wiley Gwynn Wise CountyVirginia June 51902 For attempted rape

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