John Brown

Filed under:
Civil War People
Event date:
Wednesday, May 09, 2018 (This event repeats every year)
Location:
Torrington, Connecticut
Website:
http://americanhistorycalendar.com/peoplec...=2280
Event owner:
Super User

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Description:
Born May 9, 1800
John Brown was an abolitionist who unsuccesfully attempted to start a slave rebellion by raiding the federal armory at Harpers Ferry for weapons. He was later hanged for treason by the state of Virginia.
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