|Atlanta during Reconstruction|
Those persons who had been members of any State legislature or held any executive or judicial office...and afterwards engaged in war against the United States were disfranchised, and the other male persons in the Sate, without regard to color or previous condition, were registered as voters by the officers of military creation and could vote under military supervision. "Congress, by disfranchising and enfranchisiing whom it pleased, fixed the basis of suffrage in this State." Source: Official History of Fulton County by Cooper.
Hmmm, the Northern States were not treated this way!
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