The free state of Jones : Mississippi's longest civil war / Victoria E. Bynum

Author(s): Bynum, Victoria E
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Subjects: Military deserters--Mississippi--Jones County--History--19th century
Unionists (United States Civil War)--Mississippi--Jones County
Racially mixed people--Mississippi--Jones County--History--19th century
Jones County (Miss.)--History--19th century
Jones County (Miss.)--Social conditions--19th century
Mississippi--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects
Jones County (Miss.)--Biography
Knight family
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2001
Series: Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies
LC Classification: F
Physical Description: xvi, 316 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction: Sacred Wars: Race and the Ongoing Battle over the Free State of Jones 1
Pt. 1. The Origins of Mississippi's Piney Woods People
1. Jones County's Carolina Connection: Class and Race in Revolutionary America 11
2. The Quest for Land: Yeoman Republicans on the Southwestern Frontier 29
3. Piney Woods Patriarchs: Class Relations and the Growth of Slavery 47
4. Antebellum Life on the Leaf River: Gender, Violence, and Religious Strife 71
Pt. 2. Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Struggle for Power
5. The Inner Civil War: Birth of the Free State of Jones 93
6. The Free State Turned Upside Down: Colonel Lowry's Confederate Raid on Jones County 115
7. Reconstruction and Redemption: The Politics of Race, Class, and Manhood in Jones County 131
8. Defiance and Domination: "White Negroes" in the Piney Woods New South 149
Epilogue: The Free State of Jones Revisited: Davis Knight's Miscegenation Trial 177
App. 1. Selected Descendants of the Knight Family 192
App. 2. Selected Descendants of the Coleman Family 194
App. 3. Selected Descendants of the Welborn Family 195
App. 4. Selected Descendants of the Bynum Family 197
App. 5. Selected Descendants of the Collins Family 198
App. 6. Selected Descendants of the Sumrall Family 201
App. 7. Selected Descendants of the Welch Family 202
App. 8. Selected Descendants of the Valentine Family 205
App. 9. The "White Negro" Community, 1880-1920 206
Notes 209
Bibliography 281
Index 305
Notes: LCCN: 2001027040
ISBN: 0807826367 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-304) and index
OCLC Number: 45917238
ISBN/ISSN: 0807826367