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Title A shot in the moonlight : how a freed slave and a Confederate soldier fought for justice in the Jim Crow South / Ben Montgomery.
Author Montgomery, Ben, author.
Publication New York : Little, Brown Spark, 2021.
Description pages cm
Summary A true tale of justice in the Jim Crow south relates the story of George Dinning, a freed slave who was wrongfully convicted of murder after defending himself against a white mob and later won damages against them in court with the help of a Confederate war hero-turned-lawyer.
Subject Dinning, George.
African Americans -- Crimes against -- Kentucky -- History.
Trials -- Kentucky -- History.
Kentucky -- Race relations -- History.
Freedmen -- Kentucky.
Young, Bennett Henderson, 1843-1919.
ISBN 9780316535540
0316535540

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