Five for Freedom: The African American Soldiers in John Brown's Army

Five for Freedom: The African American Soldiers in John Brown's Army

Late on the evening of October 16, 1859, John Brown and his band of 18 raiders descended on Harpers Ferry at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. In an ill-fated attempt to incite a slave insurrection, they seized the federal arsenal, took hostages and retreated to a fire engine house where they barricaded themselves until a contingent of US Marines battere Late on the evening of October 16, 1859, John Brown and his band of 18 raiders descended on Harpers Ferry at the confluen...

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Title:Five for Freedom: The African American Soldiers in John Brown's Army
Author:Eugene L. Meyer
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Genres:History
ISBN:1613735715
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:304 pages pages

Five for Freedom: The African American Soldiers in John Brown's Army Reviews

  • BMR, MSW, LSW
    Dec 15, 2017

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Lesley
    Mar 16, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Frederick Rotzien
    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Paul
    Feb 07, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Tenesha
    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Alan Mauerman
    Aug 10, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Sonia
    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Charissa Rate
    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Brooke
    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Apr 01, 2018

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    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Sep 19, 2017

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Kevin Buxton
    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Jun 30, 2018

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    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Apr 01, 2018

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    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Apr 01, 2018

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    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    May 14, 2018

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    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Apr 01, 2018

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    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Apr 01, 2018

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    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Jul 01, 2018

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    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    Apr 01, 2018

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    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Apr 01, 2018

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    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Jun 19, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Jun 02, 2018

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    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Apr 01, 2018

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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    Apr 01, 2018

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    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • C
    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Asim Wakash
    Jun 14, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Dan Rosenblum
    Jul 08, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

  • Mary Donovan
    Jun 23, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Becky  Lynn
    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Shvan M. Sharif
    Jun 02, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Amy
    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Lynn Nixon
    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Vilia
    Jun 03, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Khadar
    Jun 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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  • Anthony Akpojivi
    Jun 12, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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  • Chris Munster
    Aug 09, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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  • Nhat Doan
    Aug 17, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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  • Taintedrose76 Christina
    Apr 01, 2018

    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...

    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...

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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...

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