During the winter of 1889–1890, the killing of prisoners by a white mob in Barnwell, South Carolina, and a “race war” in Georgia, prompted the Indianapolis Freeman to unleash a more pointed visual critique of so-called southern chivalry. This image, probably the work of satirical cartoonist Moses L. Tucker, lampoons the hideous cavaliers as they lynch African American men for sport; the subtitle reads: “Trees of Georgia Still Bearing Evil Fruit.”