Lynched and Shot

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: New York Times
Place of publication: New York City, NY
Date of publication: 20 July 1884

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., July 19. – Henry Burk, (colored,) who attempted to outrage a little white girl, was captured last night in the garret of an old house and placed in jail. A mob at midnight took him from the jail and hanged him to a tree in the street. They then fired five bullets into the body.


Lynched and Shot. (1884, July 20). New York Times.