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"The Free State of Jones, Movie Edition": Mississippi's Longest Civil War

Victoria E. Bynum

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627052
eISBN:
9781469628011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627052.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

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 ... More


Fear of Invasion: Colonel of the First South Carolina Militia: Letters 74 through 80 Letters 74 through 80 1 December 1864 through 27 February 1865

Judith N. McArthur and Orville Vernon Burton

in “A Gentleman and an Officer”: A Military and Social History of James B. Griffin's Civil War

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093124
eISBN:
9780199853915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093124.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents Griffin's wartime letters to his wife Leila dated from December 1, 1864 to February 27, 1865. These letters are about Griffin's first fear of invasion because while the Union ... More


The Free State Turned Upside Down: Colonel Lowry’s Confederate Raid on Jones County

Victoria E. Bynum

in "The Free State of Jones, Movie Edition": Mississippi's Longest Civil War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627052
eISBN:
9781469628011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627052.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the effects of the “Lowry Raid”, the best known battle between the Jones County Knight Company and Confederate forces sent to the region to quell desertion. Tracing the ... More


Everyday Resistance in Pennsylvania's Deserter Country

Robert M. Sandow

in Deserter Country: Civil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230518
eISBN:
9780823240845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230518.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Supporters of the war testified repeatedly that their property had been threatened with destruction to keep them quiet. While it cannot be proven conclusively, there are intriguing clues that this ... More


“Collisions With the People”: Federal Intervention in Deserter Country

Robert M. Sandow

in Deserter Country: Civil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230518
eISBN:
9780823240845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230518.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Since its enactment, the conscription policy was the primary cause for resistance throughout the North. While spread across the free states, draft resistance became concentrated in pockets of ... More


The Nationalist Army, 1936–39

Théodore McLauchlin

in Desertion: Trust and Mistrust in Civil Wars

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752940
eISBN:
9781501752964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752940.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter refers to Ramón Salas Larrazábal, who estimates a ratio of five Republican deserters for every Nationalist deserter. It examines the frequency of Republican analyses of desertion, ... More


Stalin's Defectors: How Red Army Soldiers became Hitler's Collaborators, 1941-1945

Mark Edele

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198798156
eISBN:
9780191839375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798156.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Stalin’s Defectors is the first systematic study of the phenomenon of front-line surrender to the Germans in the Soviet Union’s ‘Great Patriotic War’ against the Nazis in 1941–5. No other Allied army ... More


The Inner Civil War: Birth of the Free State of Jones

Victoria E. Bynum

in "The Free State of Jones, Movie Edition": Mississippi's Longest Civil War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627052
eISBN:
9781469628011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627052.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter begins with an overview of the Civil War from the perspective of Southerner Unionists and then examines the growth of anti-Confederate sentiment in Jones County. Drawing from legends, ... More


Post-war Crime Waves?

Clive Emsley

in Soldier, Sailor, Beggarman, Thief: Crime and the British Armed Services since 1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199653713
eISBN:
9780191744204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653713.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Men can be seriously damaged by participation in war; this, and the fact that they have been trained to kill, has prompted concerns about dangerous veterans in the aftermath of many wars. This ... More


Figures of Transgression in Representations of the First World War on British Television

Emma Hanna

in Mediating War and Identity: Figures of Transgression in 20th- and 21st-century War Representation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474446266
eISBN:
9781474495141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446266.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores British televisual representations of transgression in the First World War from the 1960s to the centenary period (2014-18). It examines the ways in which the television medium ... More


The third army: wandering soldiers and the negotiation of parliamentary authority, 1642–51

David J. Appleby

in Battle-scarred: Mortality, medical care and military welfare in the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526124807
eISBN:
9781526138675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124807.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Historians have long been interested in vagrancy during the early modern period, and the treatment meted out to travellers by local officials. However, despite the fact that so many vagrants were ... More


Suspicious deaths and strangers in wartime London, 1939–45

Amy Helen Bell

in Murder capital: Suspicious deaths in London, 1933–53

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091971
eISBN:
9781781707968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091971.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter Three explores how the Second World War affected crimes between relative strangers in pubs, in shelters and on the streets of London. During the war, London became a much more anonymous, ... More


Manning – The Scale of the Problem

in Yellow Jack and the Worm: British Naval Administration in the West Indies, 1739-1748

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232674
eISBN:
9781846317361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317361.005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the shortage of manpower for ships in the West Indies. Sickness was the single biggest cause of ships being short of men. Much of the effort expended trying to cure the sick ... More


Manning – The Attempted Solutions

in Yellow Jack and the Worm: British Naval Administration in the West Indies, 1739-1748

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232674
eISBN:
9781846317361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317361.006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines how the commanders in the Caribbean dealt with the manning problem. In time of war, the navy could not pick and choose men. While the impressment service took any man it could ... More


They Cover the Land like the Locusts of Egypt: The Collapse of the State

Lorien Foote

in Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630557
eISBN:
9781469630571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630557.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

When the Confederate and state government in South Carolina proved unable to respond to the threatening alliance between escaped Union prisoners, slaves, and deserters, citizens of the state took ... More


Guardian Angels: The Collapse of the Home Front

Lorien Foote

in Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630557
eISBN:
9781469630571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630557.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

When escaped Union prisoners traveled through North Carolina, they encountered regions where the home front had collapsed into a battle front. Families of deserters engaged in violent resistance to ... More


Militias in the Spanish Republic, Summer–Fall 1936

Théodore McLauchlin

in Desertion: Trust and Mistrust in Civil Wars

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752940
eISBN:
9781501752964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752940.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter begins an analysis at the macro level, which shows how soldiers are less likely to desert when surrounded by committed compatriots. It explains how the efforts to punish ostensible ... More


Ashore and Away: Filipino Seamen as Heroes and Deserters

Kale Bantigue Fajardo

in Filipino Crosscurrents: Oceanographies of Seafaring, Masculinities, and Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666645
eISBN:
9781452946795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666645.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines an audiovisual tribute to Filipino seafarers, Tagumpay Nating Lahat, to discuss the image of overseas Filipino workers as the new heroes of the Philippines. The video portrayed ... More


Proxies on the Prowl

Mohan K. Tikku

in After the Fall: Sri Lanka in Victory and War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463503
eISBN:
9780199086771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463503.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy, International Relations and Politics

Contrary to the terms of the agreement in Geneva, the ‘other’ armed Tamil groups were allowed to have a free run by the government. Often in cahoots with the government forces, who also provided them ... More


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