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Midnight rising : John Brown and the raid that sparked the Civil War / Tony Horwitz.

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  • ISBN: 9780805091533 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 365 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [341]-344) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: October 16, 1859 -- pt. 1. The road to Harpers Ferry -- School of adversity -- I consecrate my life -- A warlike spirit -- First blood -- Secret service -- This spark of fire -- pt. 2. Into Africa -- My invisibles -- Into the breach -- I am nearly disposed of now -- pt. 3. They will Brown us all -- His despised poor -- A full fountain of bedlam -- So let it be done! -- Dissevering the ties that bind us -- Epilogue: Immortal raiders.
Summary, etc.: Chronicles the 1859 raid by radical abolitionist John Brown on Harpers Ferry, revealing how his acts, deemed terrorism by the South, prompted a counterattack by Robert E. Lee and galvanized Northern supporters during Lincoln's election campaign.
Target Audience Note: 1200 Lexile.
Subject: Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) > History > John Brown's Raid, 1859.
Brown, John, 1800-1859.
Abolitionists > United States > Biography.

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