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Hicks, Mr.

 
The Atlanta Constitution
Atlanta, GA
August 11, 1882
 
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Hicks, Mr.

11 Aug 1882 (The Atlanta Constitution) The Paulding County Rioters. The thirty negroes arrested at the railroad tunnel in Paulding county for riot, during which Hicks was killed, had their trial in Paulding superior court last week. Jerry Ganaway, Henry Lacy, Rufus Williams and William Daniell were convicted of murder and sentenced to the penitentiary for life. One Brown was convicted of assault with intent to murder, and was sentenced to two years. Seventeen were convicted of riot and sentenced to twelve months each, and six were discharged by the court and solicitor.



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