R | | Action, Biography, Drama
A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.
Historian Rudy Leverett, who wrote "The Legend of the Free State of Jones" tried in his book to diminish the importance of the rebellion and to portray Newton Knight as an outlaw. Leverett is in fact the great-grandson of Maj. Amos McLemore, a ... ...
They gonna shoot me?
Newton Knight: Last time I checked, the gun don't care who's pulling the trigger.
When Newton's wife finds him she says that she and the son walked from Birmingham. Birmingham, Alabama was not established until 1871.
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