Houston Mutiny and Race Riots

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The Houston Mutiny and Race Riots was one of the largest race riots in American history. [1] It also resulted in the largest murder trial in the history of the United States. [1] The aftermath included three courts-martials held at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas for the murder trial of 117 soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 24th United States Infantry. [1] Of those, 110 were convicted, 19 executed, and 91 sentenced to various terms of confinement at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. [1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Houston Mutiny and Riot Records," Houston Mutiny and Riot Records (https://cdm16035.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p15568coll1 : accessed 27 September 2021); citing National Archives and Records Administration. Modern Military Records Branch, Textual Archives Services Division, Records Group 153 and 393.

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