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A shot in the moonlight : how a freed slave and a Confederate soldier fought for justice in the Jim Crow south  Cover Image Book Book

A shot in the moonlight : how a freed slave and a Confederate soldier fought for justice in the Jim Crow south / Ben Montgomery.

Montgomery, Ben, (author.).

Summary

Summary:

A true tale of justice in the Jim Crow south relates the story of George Dinning, a freed slave who was wrongfully convicted of murder after defending himself against a white mob and later won damages against them in court with the help of a Confederate war hero-turned-lawyer.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780316535540
  • ISBN: 0316535540
  • Physical Description: xvii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown Spark, 2021.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-272) and index.
Subject: Dinning, George.
African Americans > Crimes against > Kentucky > History.
Trials > Kentucky > History.
Kentucky > Race relations > History.
Freedmen > Kentucky.
Young, Bennett Henderson, 1843-1919.

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  • 1 / 1 copies available at Athens Regional Library System

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