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Renegade South is pleased to introduce the second edition of The Free State of Jones! Not only does this “movie edition” sport a snazzy new cover, I’ve also written a new afterword […]
Thanks to all who attended my lecture on the Free State of Jones on September 10, 2015, at the Lauren Rogers Museum. It was a wonderful evening, and so perfect that it […]
At the state archives I found the testimony of a wife about the killing of her [Unionist] husband. He was shot while plowing . . . . A man walked up, squatted […]
Recently, Dean Collins, a descendant of Stacy and Sara Anderson Collins, shared with me several photos that I am pleased to post on Renegade South. Dean is descended from Stacy and Sara’s […]
A note to Jones County, Mississippi, descendants: In this post, Ed Payne shares documents featuring numerous ancestors by name that you may never have seen! My thanks to Ed for once again […]
In 2010, I published on Renegade South a study of the naming of white male Mississippi children during the period from 1861 through 1880, wondering if certain names might provide evidence of […]