Archive | Enslavement

encompasses the raid by John Brown in 1859 at Harpers Ferry, Virginia; his trial, his execution and those of his men; includes Census records of escapes by the enslaved in Jefferson County, records of free blacks, and the persons who owned the most people or “slaves” in Jefferson County in 1860, includes the status of free and enslaved blacks during the war and after the war in Jefferson County

The Most “Civil-Warred” Home – Unburned – in Jefferson County (2) by Jim Surkamp

The Most “Civil-Warred” Home – Unburned – in Jefferson County (2) by Jim Surkamp


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The Most “Civil Warred” Home – Unburned – in Jefferson County (1) – J. Surkamp

The Most “Civil Warred” Home – Unburned – in Jefferson County by Jim Surkamp


Made possible with the generous support of American Public University System, providing an affordable, quality, online education. The video and post do not reflect any modern-day policies or positions of American Public University System, and their content is intended to encourage discussion and better understanding of the past.

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