skip to content
The state of Jones : the small southern county that seceded from the Confederacy Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The state of Jones : the small southern county that seceded from the Confederacy

Author: Sally Jenkins; John Stauffer
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Anchor books edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
In Jones County, Mississippi, a farmer named Newton Knight led his neighbors, white and black alike, in an insurrection against the Confederacy at the height of the Civil War. Knight's life story mirrors the little-known story of class struggle in the South--and it shatters the image of the Confederacy as a unified front against the Union.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Newton Knight; Newton Knight
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Jenkins; John Stauffer
ISBN: 9780767929462 0767929462
OCLC Number: 637127345
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Doubleday ... in 2009"--Title page verso.
Description: 402 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: The South's strangest soldier --
Corinth --
Home --
The swamp and the Citadel --
The hounds --
The Third Front --
Banners raised and lowered --
Reconstruction and redemption --
The family tree.
Responsibility: Sally Jenkins and John Stauffer.

Abstract:

In Jones County, Mississippi, a farmer named Newton Knight led his neighbors, white and black alike, in an insurrection against the Confederacy at the height of the Civil War. Knight's life story mirrors the little-known story of class struggle in the South--and it shatters the image of the Confederacy as a unified front against the Union.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/637127345> # The state of Jones : the small southern county that seceded from the Confederacy
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "637127345" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/269330769#Place/jones_county_miss> ; # Jones County (Miss.)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/269330769#Topic/unionists_united_states_civil_war_mississippi_jones_county> ; # Unionists (United States Civil War)--Mississippi--Jones County
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1161409> ; # Unionists (United States Civil War)
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/973.7462/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1217524> ; # Mississippi--Jones County.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/269330769#Person/knight_newton_approximately_1829_1922> ; # Newton Knight
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/269330769#Place/mississippi> ; # Mississippi
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1351658> ; # American Civil War (1861-1865)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207034> ; # Mississippi.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/269330769#Place/united_states> ; # United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1354981> ; # Social aspects
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/269330769#Event/1800_1899> ; # 1800 - 1899
   schema:bookEdition "1st Anchor books ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/201739097> ; # John Stauffer
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/269330769#Person/jenkins_sally> ; # Sally Jenkins
   schema:datePublished "2010" ;
   schema:description "The South's strangest soldier -- Corinth -- Home -- The swamp and the Citadel -- The hounds -- The Third Front -- Banners raised and lowered -- Reconstruction and redemption -- The family tree."@en ;
   schema:description "In Jones County, Mississippi, a farmer named Newton Knight led his neighbors, white and black alike, in an insurrection against the Confederacy at the height of the Civil War. Knight's life story mirrors the little-known story of class struggle in the South--and it shatters the image of the Confederacy as a unified front against the Union."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/269330769> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The state of Jones : the small southern county that seceded from the Confederacy"@en ;
   schema:productID "637127345" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/637127345#PublicationEvent/new_york_anchor_books_2010> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/269330769#Agent/anchor_books> ; # Anchor Books
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780767929462> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/637127345> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/269330769#Person/jenkins_sally> # Sally Jenkins
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Jenkins" ;
   schema:givenName "Sally" ;
   schema:name "Sally Jenkins" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/269330769#Person/knight_newton_approximately_1829_1922> # Newton Knight
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "approximately 1829" ;
   schema:deathDate "1922" ;
   schema:familyName "Knight" ;
   schema:givenName "Newton" ;
   schema:name "Newton Knight" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/269330769#Place/jones_county_miss> # Jones County (Miss.)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Jones County (Miss.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/269330769#Topic/unionists_united_states_civil_war_mississippi_jones_county> # Unionists (United States Civil War)--Mississippi--Jones County
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh98003666> ;
   schema:name "Unionists (United States Civil War)--Mississippi--Jones County"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1161409> # Unionists (United States Civil War)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Unionists (United States Civil War)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207034> # Mississippi.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Mississippi." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1217524> # Mississippi--Jones County.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Mississippi--Jones County." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1351658> # American Civil War (1861-1865)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
   schema:name "American Civil War (1861-1865)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1354981> # Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/201739097> # John Stauffer
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1965" ;
   schema:familyName "Stauffer" ;
   schema:givenName "John" ;
   schema:name "John Stauffer" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780767929462>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0767929462" ;
   schema:isbn "9780767929462" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/637127345>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/637127345> ; # The state of Jones : the small southern county that seceded from the Confederacy
   schema:dateModified "2016-05-12" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.