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Crofts, Daniel W.

Old Southampton

Politics and Society in a Virginia County, 1834-1869 Daniel W. Crofts

Nat Turner's 1831 slave insurrection made Virginia's Southampton County notorious. Gradually, however, the bloody spectacle receded from national memory.Although the timeless rhythms of rural life resumed after the insurrection, Southampton could not escape the forces of change. From the Age of... More