Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Harper's Ferry” in chapter 1 of General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War:

...y communication with the Manassas Gap Railroad. This road is, perhaps, little shorter than that from Manassas Junction to Harper's Ferry; but there were insuperable objections to the latter. Near Harper's Ferry it follows the course of the Potomac, and could be completely swept by artillery on the north bank of the river, so that it might have been closed to us by a few Federal batteries; and, even if our t...

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Harper's Ferry (West Virginia, United States) 10,974 104 304 0 0 user votes

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