John brown

Explore the fascinating life and lasting impact of John Brown, a prominent figure in American history. Learn about his important contributions and discover the true story behind this influential individual.
John Brown, radical abolitionist, before he grew his iconic beard. Though executed in 1859 following his raid on Harper’s Ferry, Virginia, Brown received musical immortalization through the song “John Brown’s Body,” popular among Union troops during the Civil War. You may know the tune as “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.”  Read more about him (and see his beard) here: http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2011/spring/brown.html   Ca. 1850, (Copy of daguerreotype) (Marine Corps) Reading, Canada, Kobo, Heroic, Journey, Edna, Literary, Ebook, List

John Brown, radical abolitionist, before he grew his iconic beard. Though executed in 1859 following his raid on Harper’s Ferry, Virginia, Brown received musical immortalization through the song “John Brown’s Body,” popular among Union troops during the Civil War. You may know the tune as “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Read more about him (and see his beard) here: http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2011/spring/brown.html Ca. 1850, (Copy of daguerreotype) (Marine Corps)

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Primary documents relating to John Brown's attack at Harper's Ferry and his subsequent arrest, trial, and execution. Page includes chronology, maps, images, trial transcrip, Brown's letters, Senate report, links, bibliography, and an original commentary on the significance of the trial.

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