Calvin Burden II

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Calvin Burden II
Sort Name: 
Burden, Calvin II
Race: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Lower Class
Rank: 
Minor
Vitality: 
Dies
Date of Birth: 
Sunday, January 1, 1854 to Sunday, December 31, 1854
Origin: 
The American West
Cause of Death: 
Murder
Biography: 

He is Joanna Burden's half-brother, "dark like [their] father's mother's people and like his mother" (248). He and his grandfather, Calvin Burden I, are murdered in the middle of Jefferson by Colonel Sartoris in 1874 "over a question of negro votes in a state election" (47).

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Keywords: Reconstruction, racial violence, family history
Individual or Group: 
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