Midnight Rising book Jacket

2 of 3 maps produced by Gene Thorp for’Ķ

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.

Harpers Ferry map