Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Harper's Ferry” in chapter 39 of Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A.:
...railroad bridges at Martinsburg, and across the Opequon, moved to Duffield's depot, five miles from Harper's Ferry, destroying the road as he moved.
During the night of the 4th, the enemy evacuated Harper's Ferry , burning the railroad and pontoon bridges across the Potomac.
It was not possible to occupy the town of Harper's Ferry, except with skirmishers, as it was thoroughly commanded by the heavy guns ...
† This entity has been selected by the automated classifier as the most likely match in this context. It may or may not be the correct match.