Thursday, June 16, 2016

M. P. Kelley's Arrest

© Kathy Duncan, 2016

In June 1868 Solomon G.W. Dill, a South Carolina legislator, was ambushed and killed by a person or persons unknown. Several residents of the Camden area were arrested and two were lynched. M.P. Kelley was among the men arrested. He was released in August of 1868. No one was ever charged and convicted for the death of Solomon G. W. Dill.

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