John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry was an effort by white abolitionist John
Brown to initiate an armed slave revolt in 1859 by taking over a United States
John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry October 16-18, 1859. On the evening of
October 16, 1859 John Brown, a staunch abolitionist, and a group of his
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... Brown was captured during the raid and later convicted of treason and ...
On October 16, 1859, John Brown led a small army of 18 men into the small town
of Harper's Ferry, Virginia. His plan was to instigate a major slave rebellion in ...
Oct 16, 2015 ... On the anniversary of John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry, here is a look back at
the radical abolitionist and the dramatic events of that day in ...
Their immediate objective was the capture of the cache of weapons stored at the
U.S. Arsenal at Harpers Ferry. Brown's ultimate goal was to destroy the slave ...
The Raid on Harpers Ferry. In one fateful night, John Brown brought the country
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Published as "John Brown's Raid at Harper's Ferry: An Eyewitness Account By
Charles White," ed. Rayburn S. Moore, The Virginia Magazine of History and ...
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Jun 1, 2015 ... Harpers Ferry Raid, (Oct. 16–18, 1859), assault by an armed band of abolitionists
led by John Brown on the federal armoury located at Harpers ...