By Robert B. Downs

ISBN-10: 0451611039

ISBN-13: 9780451611031

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Butler. Shepherdstown Troop, 31st Regiment Virginia Militia, Captain Jacob Reinhart. Morgan Continental Guard, 31st Regiment Virginia Militia, Captain Burwell B. Washington. Company F, 1st Regiment Virginia Militia, Captain R. Milton Cary, 60 men, accompanied by Governor Henry A. Wise. Alexandria Rifles, 6th Battalion Virginia Militia, Captain Morton Marye, 28 men. Companies also activated on October 18, 1859, but ordered to return to Richmond after reaching the Relay House in Maryland: 1st Regiment Virginia Militia Richmond Grays, Captain Wyatt M.

00am: Brown refuses to surrender to Lt. J. E. B. Stuart. A Marine storming party smashes the doors of the engine house. E 9 C POTOMAC STREET POTOMAC RIVER H SANDY HOOK ROAD 11 MARYLAND HEIGHTS G J 14 CHESAPEAKE & OHIO CANAL 7 3 B 12 13 2 A H 4 I POTOMAC RIVER KEY Routes of Brown’s opponents 51 Avenging Angel – John Brown’s Raid on Harpers Ferry 1859 Raider Dangerfield Newby was shot dead by a civilian sniper shortly after the Virginia militia attacked across the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad bridge.

Kansas State Historical Society) 52 would “all evacuate the place,” but before he got far along the street the runner was fatally wounded and crawled back to the engine house where he died shortly after. ” At the Hall’s Rifle Works, one party of armed citizens led by 51-year-old watchman Henry Medler crossed the Shenandoah bridge and took up positions on the Loudon Heights side of the river. Another group was posted near the Winchester and Potomac Railroad track and at about 2pm they stormed the factory.

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