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Four Harpers Ferry raiders hanged in Charlestown, Virginia

John A. Copeland, photograph, 1859
12/16/1859
Virginia executed four of John Brown's Harpers Ferry raiders December 16, 1859 in Charlestown.  Shields Green died with John A. Copeland in the morning, while John E. Cook and Edwin Coppoc were hanged in the afternoon.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"News of the Day," New York Times, December 17, 1859, p. 4.
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