On this day in 1874 Democrats slaughtered two dozen Republicans in the Coushatta Massacre.
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This day of 1874, two dozen politically-active Republicans were murdered by the White League, a terrorist organization affiliated with the Democratic Party. Some victims were shot, some hanged, and some hacked to death.
Slavery Party thugs, then as now, were hell-bent on eliminating the GOP. Two years later, Democrats gained control of Louisiana and incorporated their White League into the state militia.
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