The Irish Immigrant and the Ku Klux Klan: Henry Sweeney in Texas


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Cavalry or mounted infantry.
Exactly. Sweeney pointed out that trying to chase down night riders with infantry was crazy. Their depredations were often five or ten miles outside the city and it could take half a day for infantry to WALK to the scene of the crime.
 

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