Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Honorable J. J. Thornton” in chapter 125, page 472 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...seat of Rankin County.
This county has a voting population of more than one thousand two hundred, and gave one hundred and sixteen majority against secession when the State went out of the Union.
Honorable J. J. Thornton , a resident of this town, was the only member of the State Legislature that voted against secession when the final vote was taken.
His drug-store was plundered by our troops.
Quite a large quanti...
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