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John Brown's Raid (Harpers Ferry, West Virginia : 1859)

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Subject Source: Fast

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Brown, John, 1930 - 1959

 File — Box 2, Folder: 36
Scope and Contents Folder includes a Civil War centennial commemorative edition of the Valley News Echo concerning John Brown's Raid and Harper's Ferry(2 copies); Stanton Spectator article titled "The Out-break at Harper's Ferry"; Stanton Spectator article concerning John Brown's execution titled "Results of the Trial"; Richmond Times-Dispatch article titled "Documents in Treason Trial of John Brown; The Sunday Baltimore article titled "Verdict Missing in Brown Papers; a history course examinaton concerning this...
Dates: 1930 - 1959

Letter, Charles A. Davidson to Hannah Davidson , 1859-12-02

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents A five page letter, dated December 2, 1859, written by Virginia Military institute cadet Charles A. Davidson, of Lexington, Va. to his mother Hannah. The letter documents the events leading up to and the execution of abolitionist John Brown at Charles Town. Davidson vividly describes the V.M.I. cadets' journey from Lexington to Charles Town including noteworthy events that transpired along the way, and offers a detailed account of the actual execution. Eighty-five V.M.I. cadets along with...
Dates: 1859-12-02