A Negro Lynched

Source Type: Newspaper
Author: n.a.
Publisher: The Chatanooga Star
Place of publication: Chattanooga, TN
Date of publication: 3/25/1907

A Negro Lynched. FLORENCE, Ala., March 25.–Cleveland Harding, the negro who attacked Mrs. Benjamin F. Rice on Friday, was captured about half a mile below town and taken to Mrs. Rice who identified him. He was then taken to a nearby tree and summarily executed by a mob of two hundred persons. More than one thousand bullets entered Harding’s body.


“A Negro Lynched.” The Chattanooga Star (Chattanooga, TN), March 25, 1907.