The Narratives of Thomas Clarkson Thompson 1860-1938
About the book The Narratives of Thomas Clarkson Thompson 1860-1938
Thomas Clarkson Thompson was the son of Hugh Smith Thompson and Elizabeth Anderson Clarkson. Born in Columbia, South Carolina in 1860, Thompson grew up during Reconstruction. In his narratives, he leaves a poignant account of the difficult times after the Civil War. Later, he rubs shoulders with Presidents, Generals, Andrew Carnegie and Joel Chandler Harris. Most memorably, he describes in detail his struggle with the "White Caps" (Ku Klux Klan) in Georgia.
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