Adams, Edward W, 25-26, 28, 30,
35,66
Adams, Robert]., 66
Adcock (physician), 54
Africa, 45. See also Liberia
African Americans: Catholic mis-
sions
to,
45; disarmament of, 25-
26; emigration to Arkansas, 33,
38-43,60-61; political divisions
among, 35,66,98; political orga-
nization of, 43,57,95; and Re-
construction violence, 22, 25-
30. See also Liberia; Lynchings;
Oklahoma: emigration to
African Methodist Episcopal
Church,
I2O,
165 n.57,
165
n.59
The African Repository, !O7
Agrarian populism, 46, 164 n.5 I .
See also Agricultural Wheel;
Brothers of Freedom; Farmers
Alliance; Grange movement
Agricultural Wheel, 3, 5, 52, 71,
92-93,123,131; black member-
ship, 173 n.I4; founding of, 47;
growth in I880s, 56; merger
with Brothers of Freedom, 48,
56,I64n·5I;mergerwith
Farmers Alliance, !o2; news-
paper, 51; political activity, 56-
57,61,65,166 n·3
Agriculture. See Coffee cultivation;
Cotton cultivation; Subsistence
agriculture
Alexander (investigator),
71,
74
Allgood (physician), 138
Allnutt, W D., 76-78, 80, 124,
133-40
American Colonization Society:
emigration from Arkansas, 94,
!05-I2; and emigration from
South Carolina, 39-40
American Party, I I
Anaconda mortgages, 49-50
Arkansas Democrat, 81, 83
Arkansas Gazette, 81, 83
Arkansas General Assembly. See
Disfranchisement; Segregation
Armstead, Enoch, 67, 71, 88
Armstrong, Carroll, I20, 127, 139;
as chairman of county Demo-
cratic Party, 64; as chairman of
state Democratic Party, I 19; and
Clayton murder, 76, 80; and
Confederate veterans organiza-
tion, 122; at congressional hear-
ing in Little Rock, 92; and mob
attacks in Morrilton, 97
Augusta, Georgia, 41
Azor (ship), !O7
Baker, George W, 62
Baker Hotel, 88
Baptist Church, 120
Batesville (Independence County),
16,59
Baxter, Elisha, 35-36
Bell,John,II-I2
Benedict, Henry, I I
Benedictine order of monks, 43
Benjamin, Mason W, 66, 84, 142-
43
Bentley, George: killing of, by
brother, 72; in Reconstruction
battles, 25,3°; as sheriff, 47; and
theft of ballots, 69-70
Bentley, Oliver T., 79-90, 117,
119-24,140, 170 n.39; and
Clayton murder, 76, 79-80, 84-
85,17° n.42; and Clayton mur-
der trial, I 13, I 15; early life, 72;
and killing of brother, 72; and
mob attacks in Morrilton, 66, 97
and theft of ballots, 68-7 I
Berry,James H., 46
Bird, George T., 125
Bird, William M., 125
Bird, William T., 125
Bismarck, Otto von, 44
Black River, 120
Black's store, I I 5
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