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Harpers Ferry map, 1859

Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War

By Tony Horwitz

Late one autumn night in 1859, Brown marched from his mountain hideout at the Kennedy farm into Harpers Ferry, seizing the town's federal armory and vowing to liberate every slave in the South. To see all three maps created for Midnight Rising, click here.

Harpers Ferry map