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The Insurrection at Harper's Ferry


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Wheeling, Nov. 26th, 1859—12.08 noon.

W.P.Smith,

The military have concluded to go on the Express this morning leaving, part of their company to go on Express, to-morrow. Arrangements for running Mail train East, to-night, will not, therefore be necessary.
J. B. FORD.

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Harper's Ferry, Nov. 26th, 1859—12.27 P. M.

W. P. Smith,

A company of Cadets will be in Alexandria in the morning at 3 A. M. Can there be a special train on Sunday morning, to take them ? they have ninety men and two howitzers. It is a particular desire of Col. Barbour.
A. P. SHUTT.

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Baltimore, Nov. 26th, 1859—12.40 P. M.

A. P. Shutt, Harper's Ferry :

If the State authorities, Gen. Taliaferro, or the Governor, or their authorized representatives require it, we will run any engine on the road, at any hour possible, but we do not expect to run extra trains, otherwise, for any purpose to-morrow. Ask Mr. Barbour to get the requisition, made officially.
W. P. SMITH.

***

Baltimore, Nov. 26th, 1859—12.45 P. M.

A. P. Shutt, Harper's Ferry:

About one hundred men, from Richmond, go to Ferry on Express this P. M , and a corps will leave Wheeling on Express today, for Charlestown, via Ferry.
Are you likely to have fight to-night or to-morrow?
W. P. SMITH.

***

Washington, Nov. 26th, 1859—2:43 P. M.

W. P. Smith,

About ninety men left Lexington, last night, but failed to connect at Staunton, consequently will not reach here until to-mor-




ID:
wcjbi052

Page #:
52

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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