A Partial Listing of Negroes Lynched in the United States Since 1859     Search   Export to CSV

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Name   City   State   Date   Year   Comments  
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)
Reuben Coles Surry CountyVirginia July 271887 For rape
Archie Cook Prince Edward CountyVirginia September 21888 For rape
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
Andrew Dudley GreenfieldVirginia August 41904 For attempted rape
Charles Craven LeesburgVirginia July 311902 For murder
Wiley Gwynn Wise CountyVirginia June 51902 For attempted rape
Samuel Garner BluefieldVirginia September 161889 For attempted rape
Wiley Gam Toms BrookVirginia June 61902
Magruder Fletcher TasleyVirginia March 141889 For rape