A MASSACRE IN MEMPHIS, 18min., USA, Documentary>
Directed by Dee Garceau
May 1, 1866: A small group of Irish police accosted black Union soldiers on a street corner in Memphis, Tennessee. The soldiers resisted being bullied. When a policeman shoved one soldier, he exchanged heated words with the cop. The soldiers outnumbered the police, who moved off, hurling epithets behind them.
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