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Only a few bones a true account of the Rolling Fork tragedy and its aftermath by John Philip Colletta

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Published by Direct Descent in Washington, DC .
Written in English



  • Rolling Fork (Miss.),
  • Mississippi,
  • Rolling Fork


  • Ring family.,
  • Murder -- Mississippi -- Rolling Fork -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Rolling Fork (Miss.) -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-427) and index.

StatementJohn Philip Colletta.
LC ClassificationsHV6534.R623 C65 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination436 p. :
Number of Pages436
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6802603M
ISBN 100970132700
LC Control Number00190978

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