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Post of Corinth
Corinth Miss Oct 15th 1868

1st Lieut Allen Almy
34th U S Infty
Commanding Post
In compliance with Special Orders No 111 H. Qrs. Post of Corinth - Corinth - Miss dated Oct 7. 1868, I proceeded to the vicinity where the alleged outrages were Committed and found on inquiry that a band of from forty to fifty disguised men calling themselves Ku KluRs visited the houses of several Colored Men, and Committed all kinds of depredations by whipping and abusing them in every possible manner. They also took their shot guns and pistols from them. I was informed by several Colored Men that the parties who committed these acts were from Tennessee and recognized three of them, giving their names as Fayette Chamber, Thomas Motley, and Washington Kemp. I could not effect the arrest of any of them, they having crossed the line into Tennessee. 
I am Sir Very Respectfully
Your Obedient Servant.
Louis J. Haas
1st Sergeant Co J 34th Infty
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