Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Harper's Ferry” in article pos=88 of The Daily Dispatch: may 11, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...when Carlile passed Harper's Ferry the Armory buildings were in flames by the order of Lincoln.
The question is, how did Lincoln know of the passage of the Secession Ordinance so as to telegraph to Harper's Ferry to destroy the buildings and arms to prevent them from being captured With what fiendish exultation must Carlile have sit in the cars and witnessed the flames lit up by his treason!
How he must hav...
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