"Skirmish at Sartoris", 67 (Event)

Page Number: 
67
Order within Page: 
3
First 8-10 words of event: 
But she was beaten, like as soon as she
Page Event Ends: 
68
Era: 
Reconstruction (1866-1889)
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Wednesday, August 2, 1865 to Thursday, August 31, 1865
Summary: 

While election day approaches and John warns the Burdens that no election will be held "with Cash Benbow or any other nigger in it," the ladies of Jefferson, led by Louisa and Mrs. Habersham, continue to pressure Drusilla to conform to their gender expectations (68).

Chronological Order: 
23.00
Keywords: 
Voting_Rights Election Gender Propriety
Indeterminate Date Range: 
7388

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