Hanged to a Tree

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: Daily Los Angeles
Place of publication: Los Angeles, CA
Date of publication: 20 July 1884

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., July 19.- Henry Burke, colored, who attempted to outrage a little white girl, was captured last night in the garret of an old house. A mob at midnight took him from the jail, hanged him to a tree in the street and put five bullets in his body.


Hanged to a Tree. (1884, July 20). Daily Los Angeles.