On Bended Knees
The Story
the Night Riders
and the Tobacco Wars

On Bended Knees by Bill Cunningham

A non-fictional tale of Kentucky and Tennessee tobacco wars and farmers’ revolt against the impoverishing tobacco prices of the ‘Duke Trust.’ Story of James B. Duke’s tobacco empire and Dr. David Amoss from Kentucky, who led the secret organization known as the “Night Riders.”

The tobacco war prompted a federal trial and was the largest civil uprising since the Civil War.


On Bended Knees (tax included)