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Hanging of the Harper's Ferry insurrectionists...
Item # 648608
December 17, 1859
NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 17, 1859
* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid
* Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia
* Execution of Cook & Coppic
The first column heads include: "The Executions At Charlestown" "Bold But Unsuccessful Attempt of Cook & Coppic to Escape" "Impressive Religious Services in the Prisoners' Cells" "Immense Concourse of Spectators to Witness the Executions" "Firm Demeanor of the Culprits on the Scaffold" "The Hanging of Green, Copeland, Cook and Coppic". Subheads include: "Details of the Execution of the Culprits" "The Executions" "Request to Gov. Wise to Get the Bodies of the Colored Men".
Eight pages, toning throughout, irregular at the spine margin touching a few words.
Category: Pre-Civil War