RACES: Negro Congressman?

When a man dies, his deeds come to life again for a moment. Major General William J. Behan, aged 87, died last week of heart disease in New Orleans and the South remembered him as a hero, not only of the Confederate Army, but of the White League, which battled the Carpet Baggers on the streets of New Orleans in 1874. His famed Canal Street victory, commemorated now by a marble shaft, put an end to the evils of Reconstruction in New Orleans, driving out the northern Republicans and their Negro tools. Major...