December 20, 2020

Samuel Tillman former governor of New York was initially thought to have won the election capturing more popular vote as well as electoral Tilden was a leader of the Red Shirts boasted about the vote frauds of 1876We set up the Democratic Party with one plank only that this is White mans country and White men must govern it Tillman said Under that banner we went to battle It was then that we shot them It was then that we killed them It was then that we stuffed ballot boxes because this disease needed a strong remedy New York Public Library 1875

More about Allen Cornwell

Allen Cornwell is a self-employed business owner and an adjunct American History professor at a small college. He lives in rural Virginia and enjoys history, sports, old movies and visiting all types of museums. Cornwell has had a number of American history articles published and he earned his M. A. degree in American History from Virginia Commonwealth University. He can be contacted at: allencornwell@mac.com

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