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Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War
By Tony Horwitz
Harpers Ferry map, 1859
Late one October night in 1859, Brown marched from his mountain hideout at the Kenedy farm into Harpers Ferry, seizing the town's federal armory and vowing to liberate every slave in the South.