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Battle of Harpers Ferry

The Battle of Harpers Ferry was fought September 12–15, 1862, as part of the Maryland Campaign of the American Civil War. As Gen. Robert E. Lee's ...

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The Battle of Harpers Ferry page includes battle maps, history articles, historical facts, photos, recommended books, preservation news, web links, and more on ...

John Brown's Harpers Ferry Raid - Civil War Trust

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 ...

Ten Facts about Harpers Ferry - Civil War Trust

Ten Facts about the role of the town of Harpers Ferry in the American Civil War.

Harpers Ferry During the Civil War - Encyclopedia Virginia

Jan 28, 2009 ... Harpers Ferry During the Civil War. Contributed by Jonathan A. Noyalas. Harpers Ferry, in what is now West Virginia, lies at the confluence of ...

1862 Battle of Harpers Ferry - National Park Service

Union Colonel Dixon S. Miles found a war-ravaged wasteland when he took command at Harpers Ferry in the spring of 1862. The Harpers Ferry Armory, which ...

Harpers Ferry and the Civil War - National Park Service

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park will host a Civil War 150th Anniversary commemorative event, Thunder in the Valley: Sheridan's 1864 Valley Campaign  ...

John Brown's Harpers Ferry - Facts & Summary -

Find out more about the history of John Brown's Harpers Ferry, including videos, ... Northern and Southern states before the American Civil War (1861-65).

West Virginia Civil War Battle Harpers Ferry American Civil War

Harpers Ferry, Confederate artillery was placed on the heights overlooking the town, Union commander Col. Miles surrendered the garrison.

Battle of Harper's Ferry - The Civil War

You Found It! Extensive Battle of Harpers Ferry Resources for the Serious Student of the Civil War.

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Q: Civil War Reenactments in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
A: The reconstructed town is run by the National Park Service. In the town visitors can tour reconstructed Victorian stores, talk to costumed interpreters and watc... Read More »
Q: Did the Civil War start at Harpers Ferry?
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A: After the violence of "Bleeding Kansas," got to a point of even more debate on the issue of slavery. John Brown became one of the leaders who fought against sla... Read More »