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John Brown and his Sons in the Engine House, Harpers Ferry, October 17, 1859, detail

Scanned by: 
John Osborne
Scan date: 
08/06/2006
Notes: 
Cropped, edited, and prepared for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, June 27, 2008.
Image type: 
engraving
Original caption: 
"With one son dead by his side, and another dying, he felt the pulse of his dying son with one hand and held his rifle with the other."
Source citation: 
James Redpath, The Public Life of Capt. John Brown (Boston, MA: Thayer and Eldridge, 1860), 261.
Source note: 
Cropped from larger image, also available.
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