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The Insurrection at Harper's Ferry


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J. T. Quynn :
3.45 P. M.

Have 1,000 musket caps, 1 keg powder and 500 rifle balls at Monocacy for Gen. Egerton, on express train.
4.35 P. M.
J. W. GARRETT,
Pres't B. & O. R. R. Co.

***

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad,
President's Office,
Baltimore, Oct. 17th, 1859.

W. P. Smith, M. of T.,
Relay House:

In order to insure satisfactory arrangements in your absence, I have decided to retain Mr. Cole in Baltimore.
I have directed the ammunition desired by General Egerton to be furnished from Frederick, and delivered at Monocacy.
If further provisions are needed, telegraph ahead for suitable supplies. Report number of men and progress at each station.
J. W. GARRETT,
Pres't B. & O. R. R. Co.

***

Telegram sent via Pittsburg to Wheeling
Oct. 17th, 1859.

J. B. Ford and Agents,
East of Wheeling:

A military force consisting of about 500 men, thoroughly armed and equipped, under the orders of President Buchanan, Governor Wise, and the Maryland authorities, has gone to the scene of the insurrection.
We have no doubt all difficulties will be under perfect control, and trains working regularly through to-morrow.
J. W. GARRETT,
Pres't B. & O. R. R. Co.




ID:
wcjbi015

Page #:
15

Creator:
B. H. Richardson, Annapolis

Date:
1860

Collection Location:
Western Maryland Room, WCFL

Original Size:
22 x 14 cms

Contributor:
Maryland. General Assembly. Senate, 1860.

Subject:
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.), History; John Brown's Raid, 1859.

Coverage:
Harpers Ferry (WV), Washington County (Md.), 1859

 
 
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100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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