The Life And Letters Of Captain John Brown; Who Was Executed At Charlestown, Virginia, Dec. 2, 1859…

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byRichard Davis Webb

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1861. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIII. DECEMBER, 1859--MARCH, i860. ENUMERATION OF THE CONFEDERATES AT HARPER'S FERRY.- . COPELAND, GREEN, COOK, AND COPPOCK CONDEMNED TO DIE.--NOTICES OF COPELAND AND GREEN.--THEIR EXECUTION.--NOTICE OF COOK.--ESCAPE OF COOK, TIDD, OWEN BROWN, BARCLAY COPPOCK, AND MERRIAM FROM HARPER'S FERRY. CAPTURE OF COOK.--COOK'S CONFESSION. COOK AND EDWIN COPPOCK IN PRISON.--THEY ATTEMPT TO BREAK JAIL, BUT ARE ARRESTED.--EXECUTION OF COOK AND EDWIN COPPOCK.--FUNERAL OF COOK.--COOK'S PARTING VERSES TO HIS WIFE.--FUNERAL OF EDWIN COPPOCK.--NOTICE OF ALBERT HAZLITT. OSBORNE ANDERSON AND HAZLITT FLY FROM HARPER'S FERRY.--HAZLITT IS ARRESTED, BUT ANDERSON MAKES GOOD HIS ESCAPE.--NOTICE OF STEVENS. --STEVENS AND HAZLITT RECEIVE SENTENCE.--STEVENS IN PRISON.--EXECUTION OF STEVENS AND HAZLITT.--STEVENS' LETTERS FROM PRISON.--FUNERAL OF STEVENS AND HAZLITT. CF Captain Brown's confederates in the attempt at Harper's Ferry, his sons Watson and Oliver, his trusted lieutenant and companion in arms, John Henry Kagi,* Dauphin (or Adolphus) Thompson, Stewart Taylor, and three men of African descent, namely, Sherrard Lewis Leary, Dangerfield Newby, and Jeremiah Anderson, were killed during the struggle. William H. Leeman and William Thompson were cruelly murdered * "Of the men who came to Chatham with Captain Brown, no one was greater in the essentials of true nobility of character and --the first while swimming in the river, and Thompson while an unarmed prisoner. John Copeland and Shields Green, both men of colour, John E. Cook, Edwin Coppock, Aaron Dwight Stevens, and Albert Hazlitt, were taken prisoners, tried at Charlestown, found guilty, and executed. And Owen Brown, Barclay Coppock, Charles P. Tidd, Francis Jackson Merriam, and Osborne P. Anderson, a coloured man, succe...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1861. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIII. DECEMBER, 1859--MARCH, i860. ENUMERATION OF THE CONFEDERATES AT HARPER'S FERRY.- . COPELAND, GREEN, COOK, AND COPPOCK C...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:116 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021733251X

ISBN - 13:9780217332514

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