Louisiana State University Press
Nat Turner was hanged 30 years before the firing on Fort Sumter, but the slave rebellion that bears his name helped bring on the Civil War. In the course of a two-day rampage in August 1831, Turner and a band of fellow blacks, both free and slave, killed 55 whites in Southampton County, Virginia, ....
"Let The Rope Speak: Nat Turner's Revolt Became A Stirring Symbol For North And South Alike,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 1
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol1/iss1/17