Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Harper's Ferry” in chapter 112 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...ries upon us. At one time, there was a great want of powder in the South, which is now being supplied by manufacturers in North Carolina or Tennessee.
The machinery for the manufacture of arms at Harper's Ferry has been removed to Fayetteville, N. C., where two hundred and seventy-five men have been sent to put it into operation.
The design is to chiefly manufacture there Morse's breech-loading rifles, fo...
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