Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Harper's Ferry” in chapter 1 of General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War:
...ther cogent reason, the engines of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad were too heavy for use on the other, or even to pass over it, especially near the Shenandoah, where it rests on trestles.
While at Harper's Ferry I was prevented from attempting to use them in the removal of the machinery by the remonstrances of the engineers of both roads, founded on their opinions that the heavier engines of the Baltimore a...
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