By Angus Konstam
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Extra info for Hampton Roads 1862: Clash of the Ironclads
He had been clean-shaven then. And then, as now, he’d held prisoners. This was John Brown, the abolitionist radical who had made the Kansas conflict so long and bloody. Osawatomie Brown, the murderer who had dragged five of his neighbors out of their beds at midnight and hacked them to death—or directed his sons to do it—with no reason or provocation other than that the victims were proslavery men. Captain John Brown of the Kansas Liberty Guard he had called himself on that afternoon in June of 1856 when he handed over Missouri militia captain Henry Clay Pate and twenty-five of Pate’s men to Colonel Edwin Sumner’s company of United States dragoons, in which Stuart then served.
But Brown recovered from his wounds and lived for six more weeks before he was hung by the state of Virginia for the crimes of treason to the commonwealth, murder, and conspiring with slaves to rebel. By the time of his death, on December 2, 1859, Brown’s written and spoken words had set the United States on a path of radical and painful transformation. A path, as Brown viewed it, of renewal and fulfillment of the nation’s founding promise. It is a path we travel still. ” —William Lloyd Garrison GEORGE LUTHER STEARNS was cold.
Later it would bear Brown’s own. ” Liberty named the Fathers’ crowning accomplishment and their most closely guarded right. Liberty also anchored the loftiest and most familiar sentences of America’s sacred founding documents: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness,” the Declaration of Independence pronounced. ” Liberty was the Founding Fathers’ gift and their heirs’ responsibility, and everyone knew it.
Hampton Roads 1862: Clash of the Ironclads by Angus Konstam