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View of Harper's Ferry in 1859, showing the old wooden bridge of the Baltimore & Ohio R.R. over the Potomac River; It was also used for a wagon bridge; Here is where John Brown crossed from the Maryland side with his twenty-two men Sunday night October 16, 1859, when he made the attack on Harper's Ferry.

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View of Harper's Ferry in 1859, showing the old wooden bridge of the Baltimore & Ohio R.R. over the Potomac River; It was also used for a wagon bridge; Here is where John Brown crossed from the Maryland side with his twenty-two men Sunday night October 16, 1859, when he made the attack on Harper's Ferry.
Names
Avey, Elijah (Author)
Collection

The capture and execution of John Brown; a tale of martyrdom; by Elijah Avey, eye witness

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1906
Place: Elgin, Ill.
Publisher: Printed by the Brethren publishing house
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc B-Brown (Avey, E. Capture and execution of John Brown)
Topics
Brown, John, 1800-1859
Bridges -- Potomac River
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)
Genres
Illustrations
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
Barcode: 33433021598168
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG754065401-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10222948
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4bece590-c6b6-012f-7c31-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1906: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "View of Harper's Ferry in 1859, showing the old wooden bridge of the Baltimore & Ohio R.R. over the Potomac River; It was also used for a wagon bridge; Here is where John Brown crossed from the Maryland side with his twenty-two men Sunday night October 16, 1859, when he made the attack on Harper's Ferry." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1906. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-9df2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "View of Harper's Ferry in 1859, showing the old wooden bridge of the Baltimore & Ohio R.R. over the Potomac River; It was also used for a wagon bridge; Here is where John Brown crossed from the Maryland side with his twenty-two men Sunday night October 16, 1859, when he made the attack on Harper's Ferry." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 30, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-9df2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. (1906). View of Harper's Ferry in 1859, showing the old wooden bridge of the Baltimore & Ohio R.R. over the Potomac River; It was also used for a wagon bridge; Here is where John Brown crossed from the Maryland side with his twenty-two men Sunday night October 16, 1859, when he made the attack on Harper's Ferry. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-9df2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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View of Harper's Ferry in 1859, showing the old wooden bridge of the Baltimore & Ohio R.R. over the Potomac River; It was also used for a wagon bridge; Here is where John Brown crossed from the Maryland side with his twenty-two men Sunday night October 16, 1859, when he made the attack on Harper's Ferry.