Flags in the Dust, 242 (Event)

Page Number: 
242
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
Stood in the do' of that sto' the day them
Page Event Ends: 
243
Era: 
Reconstruction (1866-1889)
Narrative Status: 
Told
Date: 
Monday, January 1, 1872 to Tuesday, December 31, 1872
Summary: 

Will Falls tells the story of the election day when John Sartoris took an armed stand in the doorway of the polling place to prevent the emancipated slaves from voting.

Chronological Order: 
16.10
Keywords: 
Murder Violence_Racial Disenfranchisement Reconstruction Blocked_Door
Indeterminate Date Range: 
1590

Event