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The Insurrection at Harper's Ferry


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December 3, 1859.

Gen. Taliaferro :

Please inform me if you will send any troops by our road before Monday, and if so, the number, as I am desirous to arrange for them, not being informed this morning of the departure of troops for the east has caused a delay of the transportation of them from here.
A. P. SHUTT. Special Agent, B. & O. R. R.

***

December 3, 1859.

Gen. Taliaferro:

I received no notice of the troops coming to-day until their arrival here, the detention was one hour and fifteen minutes. I will arrange for the transportation of two hundred and ten men tomorrow, to connect with the train Monday, 4 o'clock, A. M., that leaves Baltimore for Richmond. Please inform me at what hour to-morrow, Sunday, you will have them leave Charlestown.
A. P. SHUTT.

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Dec 3, 1859, 10 o'clock, P. M.

A. Diffey:

I have this moment received a dispatch from Gen. Taliaferro, stating he will require transportation for two hundred and ten men by the train 4 A. M., Monday morning. Please arrange to have Engine here, and two or three cars. I have asked him at what time he will have them leave Charlestown to-morrow. I have not received his answer yet.
A. P. SHUTT.

***

December 3, 1859.

J. M. Lowe:—Relay.

I will inform you and get the Conductor to advise you of the number for Washington.
A. P. SHUTT.




ID:
wcjbi076

Page #:
76

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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Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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