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The Richmond Dispatch’s first mention of John Brown’s Raid on Harper’s Ferry

… didn’t appear until October 18, 1859… two days after the raid was initiated. For those who know the story, it’s also interesting to read the exaggerated numbers involved in the raid, and the reference to a “Captain Anderson” instead of John Brown. Filed under: Shenandoah Valley history, slavery, Uncategorized Tagged: Abolitionists, Harper's Ferry Raid, […]
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