The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 76, July 1972 - April, 1973 Page: 439
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The Houston Mutiny and Riot of 1917 439
one of the most tragic chapters in American race relations and one of
the darkest hours in the annals of the United States Army.
plained in a letter drafted by Secretary of War Newton D. Baker for the President's signa-
ture. Wilson to Dr. P. L. Hawkins, January 13, 1918, ibid.
President Wilson commuted the sentences of to of the 16 men condemned to death in
the last two courts-martial. Memorandum of President Wilson, August 22, 1918, Records
of Judge Advocate General, General Courts Martial Case 1o9018, RG 153, Box 5382.
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