Bloody Williamson: A Chapter in American Lawlessness

Bloody Williamson: A Chapter in American Lawlessness

by Paul M. Angle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0252062337

ISBN-13: 9780252062339

Pub. Date: 12/28/1992

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Williamson County in southern Illinois is well-known by historians and crime enthusiasts as "Bloody Williamson"... a dark (and most likely not appreciated) nickname that came about in the 1920's after being the scene of a bloody massacre, brutal battles with the Klan, and a fantastic Prohibition war between battling bootleggers. Regardless of how you look at it,

Overview

Williamson County in southern Illinois is well-known by historians and crime enthusiasts as "Bloody Williamson"... a dark (and most likely not appreciated) nickname that came about in the 1920's after being the scene of a bloody massacre, brutal battles with the Klan, and a fantastic Prohibition war between battling bootleggers. Regardless of how you look at it, the moniker of "Bloody" is something that Williamson County has earned!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252062339
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
12/28/1992
Series:
Prairie State Books Series
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
608,027
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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