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March 22, 1871

Reconstruction and its supporters are a dying breed. The North is perpetuating this are failing to do so.

March 14, 1871

The KuKlux outrage committee passed a bill allowing government and military intervention if necessary to stop members of the Kuklux from perpetrating crimes.

March 1, 1871

The motion to have investigators in every southern county to investigate Kuklux-related outrages was denied, much to the relief of the Dispatch.

November 1, 1870

The people of the Third District need to vote for Col. Ordway. The man is not only a gentleman and a good citizen, but he embodies everything - every good thing - that the man who opposes him does not.

July 11, 1870

The Radical members of Congress are acting like blind followers of their leaders and ratifying amendments without truly thinking of their consequences. Additionally, the allowing of states to withdrawal their support from various bills or repeal a…

June 28, 1870

"Negroes" are being moved off of the lands they were squatting on, and are working as labor on other farms or are remaining as laborers for the owners of the aforementioned properties.

June 21, 1870

If Congress was liberal it would run more efficiently by avoiding coping with non-realities, prosecuting the undeserving, and acting to improve rather than irritate its citizenry. Therefore, the Republican party should avoid such, rule honestly at…

May 20, 1870

The Conservatives are getting a bill passed without a provision that mandates each voter and their ballot be numbered, which upsets the Radicals. The Government also denies the Radical requests to add the clause back into the bill.

May 17, 1870

Republican Radicals are threatening to impose another period of reconstruction in Virginia as a result of acts of discrimination against "colored peoples" by Conservatives. The Conservatives question whether such an action is legal, since Virginia…

May 9, 1870

The locations for voters to register their names are listed for Richmond.
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