A voice from Harper"s Ferry, 1859 by Osborne P. Anderson

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Published by World View Forum in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)

Subjects:

  • Brown, John, 1800-1859,
  • Anderson, Osborne P. 1830-1872,
  • Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown"s Raid, 1859

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Osborne P. Anderson ; with commentaries by Mumia Abu-Jamal, Monica Moorehead, Vince Copeland.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE451 .A55 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL50083M
ISBN 100895671360
LC Control Number99054102
OCLC/WorldCa42752690

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Leery died in the fighting at Harpers Ferry. Copeland was captured trying to escape. He was tried in Charles Town, found guilty of murder and inciting slaves to rebel, and was hanged in Charles Town on Decem Shields Green joined John Brown after a meeting between Brown and Frederick Douglass in August of in Chambersburg.

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Situated near the confluence of the Shenandoah River and Potomac River, it is one of the few places in the country that practically borders three states, and the location ultimately compelled George Washington himself to place a federal armory and arsenal there.

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John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry -- The Coppoc (Coppock) Cousins. John Brown is known best for his Raid on Harper’s Ferry, Virginia, in It was one of the galvanizing events that led to the Civil War. Despite their Quaker ancestry, two of those who participated in the raid were Stratton cousins – Edwin and Barclay Coppock.

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The tone of the conservative press of the North evinces a determination to make the moral of the Harper's Ferry invasion an effective weapon to rally all men not fanatics against that party whose leaders have been implicated directly with this midnight murder of Virginia citizens, and the destruction of Government property.Interior of the engine house during John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v.

8, no. ( Nov. 5), p. (Wikimedia Commons)IntereiorAuthor: Henry Louis Gates Jr.He was hanged on December 2, John Brown's short-lived raid failed, but his trial and execution focused the nation's attention on the moral issue of slavery and headed the country toward civil war.

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