Questions tagged [free-state-of-jones]

This tag is for 2016 film titled 'Free State of Jones' starring Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali and Keri Russell. This movie is inspired from true story of American farmer, soldier and Southern Unionist in Mississippi , known as Newton Knight or leader of Newton Knight Company. It is directed by Gary Ross.

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Portrayal of women and children in Jones County revolt against the Confederacy

I am curious about the portrayal of children and women in the movie Free State of Jones - how accurate it is? No doubt they had an impact, but I am not sure they took part in real battles and fight ...