Set during the Civil War, Free State of Jones tells the story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt Knight, and his extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy. Banding together with other small farmers and local slaves, Knight launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones. Knight continued his struggle into Reconstruction, distinguishing him as a compelling, if controversial, figure of defiance long beyond the War.Written by
During the montage sequence of photos of the fall of Vicksburg, one of the photos shows the Dunker Church which was the Battle of Antietam in September 1862. See more »
What are you doin', nigger? That ain't for you. Put it back. Put it back, nigger.
How you ain't?
I said, how you ain't?
How I ain't what?
What he says, Ward, is how you ain't a nigger. I mean, they just pick cotton for 'em. You-You was willin' to get killed for 'em
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