Denmark Vesey's conspiracy
Time & Place: May-June 1822, Charleston, South Carolina.
Black participants: 49.*
Armed blacks: 0.
White casualties: 0.
End result: Plot uncovered before carried out; 49 conspirators were condemned, of whom 12 were pardoned and 37 executed, including leader Denmark Vesey.
|*3000-9000 slaves were rumored to be in on the plot, but only 131 were arrested, 49 ultimately prosecuted.|
|Sources: Aptheker 267-75.|