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Excitement at Charlestown


The people of Charlestown and vicinity are in a constant state of excitement because of apprehensions that large numbers of John Brown's followers may be coming to rescue him. Rumors fly about that people from the North and West are coming to Charlestown. Governor Wise of Virginia has sent additional militia in case any rumors prove true.

Article Source

Newspaper: The Valley Register

Publication Date: November 18th, 1859

Page/Column: 2A

Town: Middletown, MD

County: Frederick


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