Genealogy Projects tagged with Harpers Ferry on the Geni Family Tree

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  • John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry

    in this project we honor these men and their families John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry was an attempt by white abolitionist John Brown to start an armed slave revolt by seizing a United States Arsenal at Harpers Ferry in Virginia in 1859. Twenty-one individuals joined him; of different backgrounds and occupations, rich, poor, black, white, some born free and others born into bondage; me...