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By Daniel R. Weinfeld

The Jackson County battle offers unique conclusions explaining why Jackson County turned the bloodiest sector in Reconstruction Florida and is the 1st book-length remedy of the subject.
 
From early 1869 during the finish of 1871, electorate of Jackson County, Florida, slaughtered their associates by way of the ranking. The approximately threeyear frenzy of bloodshed turned often called the Jackson County struggle. The killings, as regards to 100 and by way of a few estimates two times that quantity, introduced Jackson County the notoriety of being the main violent county in Florida throughout the Reconstruction era.  Daniel R. Weinfeld has made a radical research of up to date money owed. He provides an evaluation of lately came across details, and provides a severe assessment of the traditional secondary sources.
 
The Jackson County battle focuses at the position of the Freedmen’s Bureau, the emergence of white “Regulators,” and the improvement of African American political awareness and management. It follows the community’s descent after the Civil conflict into sickness punctuated through livid outbursts of violence until eventually the county settled into uneasy balance seven years later. The Jackson County warfare emerges as a symbol of all which could and did get it wrong within the uneasy years after Appomattox and that left a residue of hatred and worry that persevered for generations.

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