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

“Thy Will” (2) – Working Jefferson County’s Peaceful, Fertile Lands

Chapterette 2: Working Jefferson County’s Peaceful, Fertile Lands

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The highly profitable wheat fell to the scythe at The Bower where young tall, wiry Adam Stephen Dandridge took place in the line along with enslaved African-Americans John Pinco and “Levin.” – (1) (2).

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“Thy Will” (12-13) – The Battle of Antietam & “The Bower Legend”

Chapterette 12 – The Battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg Repurposes the War and Fills Shepherdstown’s Structures with 5,000 Wounded . . . and the Echoes of Indelible Memories.

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“Thy Will” (20) – April, 1864 – U.S. Colored Troops Stop at The Lees’ Home

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Chapterette 20 – April 5, 1864 – The United States Colored Troops’ Company G of the 19th Regiment Knocks on Henrietta Bedinger Lee’s Door at Bedford, then Overnights in Charlestown.

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