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Nat Turner's Surrender

Andrews, Elisha Benjamin, History of the United States, from the earliest discovery of America to the end of 1902, by E. Benjamin Andrews. (published [c1894-1903]), New York, C. Scribner's Sons [c1894-1903]

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / General Research and Reference Division

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Nat Turner's Surrender

Nat Turner was at large for six weeks before being captured on October 30. Sent to jail he was condemned to death on November 5. He was hanged and then skinned on November 11. In the aftermath of the uprising militia and white mobs killed African Americans indiscriminately. As many as two hundred are believed to have been massacred.