Nat Turner (Oct. 2, 1800 —- Nov. 11,1831) was an Afrikan slave who led a slave rebellion in Virginia on Aug. 21, 1831 that resulted in 55 deaths (Man,Woman, and Children). Whites responded with at least 200 black deaths. He gathered supporters in Southampton County, Virginia. Turner was convicted, sentenced to death, and hanged. In the aftermath, the state executed 56 blacks accused of being part of Turner’s slave rebellion… on the other hand of him being a slave rebellion, He was a very religious person who prayed daily, claimed to see visions from god that told him to lead a rebellion against the slave master. He fasted,read the bible, was an intellectual, even to the point the slaves murmured about how “if they were intelligent as him they wouldn’t be slaves to no master….” —Eye Advise to buy the book of Nat Turners Confessions by Thomas R. Gray who was a lawyer and assumed the task of recording his confessions.