In Texas, a former Confederate soldier named Albert Parsons emerged as a radical supporter of the Reconstruction acts in his newspaper the Spectator. He was “regarded as a political heretic and traitor” and “incurred thereby the hate and contumely of many of my former army comrades, neighbors, and the Ku Klux Klan.” Parsons left Texas… Continue reading From confederate soldier to working-class martyr
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