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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

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: 0316535540
  • ISBN: 9780316535540
  • Physical Description: xvii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
    print
  • 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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