THE LYNCHING OF THE OUTLAW JEFFERSON DAVIS - 1873
On July 26, 1873, a man calling himself Jefferson Davis was beaten, shot, and dragged through the streets of Ragersville, Ohio, before finally being hung from a tree, by an angry mob. This is the true story of the lynching -- and its extremely strange aftermath.
Cleveland Plain Dealer, 07/28/1873; 08/01/1873; 08/05/1873.
Hangtown: The True Story of the Lynching of Jefferson Davis, by Rhonda Hogarth.
Haunted Tuscarawas County [Ohio], by Debra Robinson.
Guest Host & Extro Aphorism - Kit Caren from the Forgotten News Podcast.
Jefferson “Jeff” Davis - Steve Blitzin from the Drift and Ramble podcast
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Source: Chesterton, G.K., Illustrated London News, July 7, 1906, reprinted in
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