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Original caption reads: Mississippi Ku-Klux members in the disguises in which they were captured. [From a photograph]

This appeared in Harper's Weekly January 27, 1872.

The accompanying news story states that these men were captured in September 1871 in Tishamingo County by US Attorney G. W. Wells and assisted by US Marshall J. H. Pierce and his deputy John M'Coy.

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