The Free State of Jones
Mississippi's Longest Civil War

Bynum, Victoria E.
Publisher:  University of North Carolina Press
Year Published:  2000
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX24299

Newt Knight was a man who defied social rules by deserting from the Confederacy, hiding in the swamp with runaway slaves and other deserters to fight the Rebels and declare Jones County, Mississippi as the Free State of Jones.

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