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The following Colored men were Lieutenant-Governors during the years of reconstruction. At the head of them all for bravery, intelligence, and executive ability stands Governor Pinchback. One of the first men of his race to enter the army in 1862 as captain, when the conflict was over and his race free, he was the first Colored man in Louisiana to enter into the work of reconstruction. He has been and is a power in his State. He is true to his friends, but a terror to his enemies.
A sketch of his life would read like a romance.
_Louisiana._ _South Carolina._ _Mississippi._ OSCAR J. DUNN, ALONZO J. RANSIER, ALEX. DAVIS.
P. B. S. PINCHBACK, RICHARD H. GLEAVES, C. C. ANTOINE.