Five for Freedom: The African American Soldiers in John Brown's Army

Five for Freedom: The African American Soldiers in John Brown's Army

Late on the evening of October 16, 1859, John Brown and his band of 18 raiders descended on Harpers Ferry at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. In an ill-fated attempt to incite a slave insurrection, they seized the federal arsenal, took hostages and retreated to a fire engine house where they barricaded themselves until a contingent of US Marines battere Late on the evening of October 16, 1859, John Brown and his band of 18 raiders descended on Harpers Ferry at the confluen...

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Title:Five for Freedom: The African American Soldiers in John Brown's Army
Author:Eugene L. Meyer
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Genres:History
ISBN:1613735715
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:304 pages pages

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  • Rick Hollis
    Jun 30, 2018
    I lived near Harper's Ferry for a good part of my life. I can see the shape of the mountains where the Potomac and the Shenandoah cut through, when I close my eyes. I have even read good bit about the Civil War and the events leading up to. The fact that there were 5 free African Am...
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    Compelling account of five men who deserve to be remembered in the fight for civil rights. ...
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  • Brooke Stoddard
    Sep 21, 2018
    Generally presented as the work of a madman gone off half-cocked, John Brown's Raid had far more depth and breadth. Eugene Meyer is a seasoned researcher and expert story-teller, and he uncovers a richness to a portion of the little band of emancipators not even presented when the pres...
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    A new look at John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, the parts of history that are often overlooked, such as the disastrous story of the the Kansas-Nebraska act and the Bloody Wars as people in favor of extending slavery to Kansas fought with those who opposed it. John Brown was supporte...
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