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

...es in September, 1862, when eleven thousand men, placed at Harper's Ferry as a garrison, were captured, almost without resistance, by General Lee's troops, coming from Maryland. My objections to Harper's Ferry as a position, and to the idea of making a garrison instead of an active force of the troops intrusted with the defense of that district, were expressed to the proper authorities in letters dated May...

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

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