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John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry

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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 arsenal ...

John Brown's Harpers Ferry Raid - Civil War Trust

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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 supporters ...

John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry - Oct 16, 1859 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry on Oct 16, 1859. Learn more about what happened today on History.

John Brown's Raid, 1859 - EyeWitness to History

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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 ...

Terrorist or Freedom Fighter? John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry ...

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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 ...

John Brown's Raid [ushistory.org]

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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 ...

Col. Robert E. Lee's Report Concerning the Attack at Harper's Ferry

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Col. Robert E. Lee's Report Concerning the Attack at Harper's Ferry October 19, 1859. Colonel Lee to the Adjutant General Headquarters Harpers Ferry. Colonel  ...

The Raid on Harpers Ferry | Smithsonian

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The Raid on Harpers Ferry. In one fateful night, John Brown brought the country closer to Civil War (4:06). Produced by: Meredith Bragg. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0. 0 0 0 0 0 0  ...

Robert E. Lee's Report Concerning the Attack at Harper's Ferry

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HEADQUARTERS HARPER'S FERRY. COLONEL: I have the honor to report, for the information of the Secretary of War, that on arriving here on the night of the ...

Re-evaluating John Brown's Raid at Harpers Ferry

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Re-evaluating John Brown's Raid at Harpers Ferry. By Karen Whitman. Volume 34, Number 1 (October 1972), pp. 46-84. INTRODUCTION. On the evening of ...

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John Brown's Harpers Ferry - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Author Henry David Thoreau was among those who spoke out in defense of John Brown after his arrest following the Harpers Ferry raid. Thoreau penned an ...

The raid on Harpers Ferry - PBS

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Harpers Ferry Headline, John Brown's plan seemed fairly straightforward: he and his men would establish a base in the Blue Ridge Mountains from which they ...

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