I Am Everywhere

Published:June 12, 2012 by Brendan Wolfe

From the National Archives:

This broadside was produced in January 1867 by a “regulator” group—a paramilitary organization formed to intimidate Southern blacks and whites sympathetic to them. It was nailed to the door of a free person’s house. A U.S. Army lieutenant wrote that the “circulars” were being “read to the colored people” by men who claimed they had been appointed to “see the rules enforced.”