This Day in Texas History: Stockade Case Trial Commences

This Day in Texas History: Stockade Case Trial Commences May 24, 1869 On this day in 1869, twenty-four defendants went on trial in the celebrated Stockade Case, which┬árefers to the incarceration of thirty-five or thirty-six civilian defendants in a military prison at Jefferson in late 1868 and 1869 and the subsequent trial of twenty-four before…
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