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

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

"A Card to the People of Rockbridge County," broadside

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0312
Scope and Contents Candidate James B. Dorman appeals to Rockbridge County's voters for support as candidate for the Virginia Commonwealth's Attorney General . He outlines his platform and explains his voting record on key issues during his previous political appointments.
Dates: 1879

Rockbridge Rifles records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0462
Scope and Contents This collection contains a manuscript copy of the company's constitution and bylaws, which mentions that they quelled a rebellion at John Brown's raid. There is also a circa 1860 imprint of this document.
Dates: Inclusive 1859-1860

Schoenbrun Collection of Virginia Historical Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0394
Scope and Contents This collection includes individual or small collections of letters to the Custis, Lee, Davidson, McDowell, Reid, and Hale families. Subjects include the Custis family involvement in the American Colonization Society, John Brown's Raid as recounted by V.M.I. cadet Charles A. Davidson of Lexington, Va., Henry "Lighthorse Harry" Lee's life, Lee family genealogy, Anne Lee Marshall's death, the Markoe family of Baltimore, Md.,Edgar Allan Poe, and Washington College (Va.) history including a letter...
Dates: 1813-1895