|The Free State of Jones|
|Directed by||Gary Ross|
|Produced by||Gary Ross, Leonard Hartman|
|Written by||Gary Ross|
Gary Ross spent time in Mississippi researching and writing The Free State of Jones.
"The Free State of Jones" is a name synonymous with Jones County, Mississippi (formed in 1826). Popular lore claims that the county seceded from the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.