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John Brown and his fellow prisoners are held at Charlestown, Virginia pending trial

John Brown, Harpers Ferry topic image
10/20/1859 to 10/24/1859
John Brown and four of his surviving raiders were under heavy guard at the Charlestown Jail awaiting their first appearance before a Virginia court.  Brown himself was recovering from the wound he had sustained in the storming of the engine house.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
John Stauffer, The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002), 237.
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