The Free State of Jones: Mississippi's Longest Civil War

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Univ of North Carolina Press, Feb 1, 2003 - History - 336 pages
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Between late 1863 and mid-1864, an armed band of Confederate deserters battled Confederate cavalry in the Piney Woods region of Jones County, Mississippi. Calling themselves the Knight Company after their captain, Newton Knight, they set up headquarters i
  

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Having family who often shared legends of the region it is refreshing to read a scholarly yet readable account of a forgotten history. Excellent read. Read full review

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A great look inside the Civil War south. Contrary to what confederate flag waiving Southerners like to think, not everybody in the South was keen on secession from the North. My family on my Mom's ... Read full review

Contents

II
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III
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IV
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V
101
VI
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VII
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VIII
110
IX
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XVII
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XVIII
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XIX
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XXI
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XXII
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XXIII
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XXIV
193

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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
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XXIX
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Victoria E. Bynum is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of history at Texas State University, San Marcos. She is author of The Long Shadow of the Civil War: Southern Dissent and Its Legacies and Unruly Women: The Politics of Social and Sexual Control in the Old South.

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