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e Virginians, who had arms, and who remained unmolested in their houses, prepared to use them. Soon after daybreak, as Brown's guards were bringing two citizens to a halt, they were fired on by a man named Turner, and, directly afterward, by a grocer named Boerly, who was instantly killed by the return fire. Several Virginians soon obtained possession of a room overlooking the Armory gates, and fired thence at the sentinels who guarded them, one of whom fell dead, and another — Brown's son Watson — was mortally wounded. Still, throughout the forenoon, the liberators remained masters of the town. There were shots fired from one side or the other at intervals, but no more casualties reported. The prisoners were by turns permitted to visit their families under guard, to give assurance that they still lived and were kindly treated. Had Brown chosen to fly to the mountains with his few followers, he might still have done so, though with a much slenderer chance of impunity than if he h
292-3; his capture, 294-5; letter to L. Maria Child, 295; letter to his family, 296; letter to Mr. Humphrey, 297; his execution, 298-9; Congressional, 305. Brown, Mayor, of Baltimore, 461; harangues the mob, 464; sends envoys to the President; his correspondence with Gov. Andrew, 465-6; his interview with the President, 466. Brown, Milton, of Tenn., 171. Brown, Oliver, killed at Harper's Ferry, 292. Brown, Owen, son of John Brown, 288; escapes from Harper's Ferry, 299. Brown, Watson, killed at Harper's Ferry, 291. Brownell, Francis E., kills the murderer of Ellsworth, 533. Browning, O. H., of Ill., in Senate, 565-7. Brownlow, Parson, citation from, 484. Brunswicker, The, (Mo.,) citation from, 238. Bryan, Guy M., of Texas, withdraws from the Dem. Convention, 315. Bryant, William Cullen, 166. Buchanan, James, 94; presents an Abolition petition to Congress, 144; in the Convention of 1848, 191 ; 222; nominated for President, 246; elected, 248; appoints