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Aaron Dwight Stevens

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Creator: Moore, J. S.

Date: 1856

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: B Brown, John *177

Unit ID: 208813

Summary: A cabinet card of Aaron Dwight Stevens, 1831-1860. Stevens, reported to be one of abolitionist John Brown's bravest men, used the alias Captain Charles Whipple while following Brown. Stevens was convicted of treason and conspiring with slaves for his part in Brown's October 16, 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry, Virginia, and was hung at Charles Town, Virginia on March 16, 1860.

Space Required/Quantity: 11.2 x 16.5 cm

Title (Main title): Aaron Dwight Stevens


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