Execution of John Brown, The Leader of the Harper's Ferry Insurgents
Reports that John Brown was hanged yesterday following his conviction for treason, insurrection and murder. Provides a detailed account of Brown’s last hours, including his jailhouse meeting with his wife, his recitation of his last will and testament and his execution. His biography is provided, including details of his role in the Kansas border warfare.
Newspaper: The Herald of Freedom & Torch Light
Publication Date: December 7th, 1859
Town: Hagerstown, MD
- Pre-War Events
- John Brown's Raid
- Slavery / Emancipation