James E. Chaney, 21: Andrew Goodman, 21, and Michael Schwermer, 21, all civil-rights volunteers, were found deceased in Mississippi in a grave. Two of the men were white and the other was black. President Johnson ordered a federal investigation into their deaths. While registering black voters in Mississippi on June 21, they began checking on a black church that had suspiciously burned to the ground. On speeding charges, they were arrested and jailed for a few hours. Unfortunately, they were turned over to the Klu Klux Klan who killed them and disposed of their bodies.