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on the cotton frontier

Mark V. Wetherington

in Plain Folk's Fight: The Civil War and Reconstruction in Piney Woods Georgia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829639
eISBN:
9781469603650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877043_wetherington.4
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the cotton frontier in the lower Ocmulgee River in southern Georgia during the 1860s and the role played by white plain folk in the growth of cotton production in the region. ... More


Prologue | Plain Folk

Mark V. Wetherington

in Plain Folk's Fight: The Civil War and Reconstruction in Piney Woods Georgia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829639
eISBN:
9781469603650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877043_wetherington.3
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book tells the story of white plain folk during the Civil War and Reconstruction in southern Georgia's piney woods, part of a unique subregion that stretched along the coastal plains from North ... More


Civil War Unionists as New South Radicals: Mississippi and Texas, 1865–1920

Victoria E. Bynum

in The Long Shadow of the Civil War: Southern Dissent and Its Legacies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833810
eISBN:
9781469604145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898215_bynum.12
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes how sixty-seven-year-old Jasper J. Collins, aging warrior of the Free State of Jones and the man who allegedly set Mississippi's infamous Newt Knight on the road to opposing ... More


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