The true life of Maj. Lewis Richard Redmond, the notorious outlaw and famous moonshiner


Title
The true life of Maj. Lewis Richard Redmond, the notorious outlaw and famous moonshiner
Description
The true life of Maj. Lewis Richard Redmond, the notorious outlaw and famous moonshiner of western North Carolina : who was born in Swain County, N.C., in the year 1855, and arrested April 7th, 1881 / written by R.A. Cobb. Raleigh : Edwards, Broughton & Co., 1881. 32 pages. Includes illustrations. Joyner NC Rare copy includes autograph of S.E. White [Sigmoubug?] Burke Co. on front cover and additional markings on back cover. S.E. White was the former owner of the book. A short biography of the outlaw, Lewis Richard Redmond, known as "King of the Moonshiners". By the age of twenty-one he was notorious for evading Revenuers in the hills of Western North Carolina. In 1879, he shot and killed a federal agent trying serve an arrest warrant. He fled to Pickens, SC, where he was later captured.
Date
1881
Original Format
books
Extent
14cm x 3cm
Local Identifier
HJ5021.C63 1881
Subject(s)
Location of Original
Joyner NC Rare
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