Writing Wrongs reviewed Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War by Tony Horwitz for the U.S. Civil War Reading Challenge 2011. Here’s an excerpt:
While I enjoyed the entire book, the section that covers the raid and the summer build-up to it were especially interesting. I was particularly taken by Annie Brown and the summer she spent in the company of her father and his men at the Kennedy farm in Maryland (not far from Harpers Ferry).
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