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Overview

Before the Civil War, North Alabama was infamous for lawlessness. The era saw courts filled with defendants who spanned the socioeconomic gamut--farmers, merchants and politicians. In 1811, John B. Haynes tore apart William Badger's house with his bare hands. Rodah Barnett ran a series of ill-reputed brothels in the early 1820s. In 1818, Rebecca Layman accidentally gave her husband sulfuric acid instead of rum. There is even a case of assault with frozen corn. Author John O'Brien relays these and more stories of the shady side of North Alabama during the antebellum period.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781467141116
  • ISBN-10: 1467141119
  • Publisher: History Press
  • Publish Date: September 2020
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds
  • Page Count: 112

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