North Mississippi Murder & Mayhem
by Kristina Stancil


Overview - North Mississippi's idyllic rolling hills and deep forests hide a history steeped in blood. America's first serial killers, the Harpe brothers, brutally murdered as many as fifty people at the end of the 1700s before finally meeting their end on the Natchez Trace. During Reconstruction, politician William Clark Falkner, great-grandfather of the author William Faulkner, was shot in the streets of Ripley by a former business partner after being elected to the state legislature. In the 1960s, Samuel Bowers and the Mississippi Klan tried to start a national race war by orchestrating the Freedom Summer murders and the Ole Miss Riot. Kristina Stancil details the shadowy side of North Mississippi.

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Overview
North Mississippi's idyllic rolling hills and deep forests hide a history steeped in blood. America's first serial killers, the Harpe brothers, brutally murdered as many as fifty people at the end of the 1700s before finally meeting their end on the Natchez Trace. During Reconstruction, politician William Clark Falkner, great-grandfather of the author William Faulkner, was shot in the streets of Ripley by a former business partner after being elected to the state legislature. In the 1960s, Samuel Bowers and the Mississippi Klan tried to start a national race war by orchestrating the Freedom Summer murders and the Ole Miss Riot. Kristina Stancil details the shadowy side of North Mississippi.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781467139366
  • ISBN-10: 146713936X
  • Publisher: History Press
  • Publish Date: June 2018
  • Page Count: 112
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.8 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds

Series: Murder & Mayhem

Related Categories

Books > History > United States - State & Local - South (AL,AR,FL,GA,KY,LA,MS,
Books > Photography > Subjects & Themes - Regional (see also Travel - Pictorials)
Books > True Crime > Murder - General

 
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