150th anniversary of the Harpers Ferry has passed, the surrender of the largest number of Union troops in the Civil War, yet not widely recognized in history. |
Harpers Ferry, the population of the war-torn town on the Potomac having dropped from nearly 3,000 at the start of the war to about 100 by the time the Sept. 14 - 15, 1862 battle.
The history of Harpers Ferry and John Brown having been dutifully reasearched and recorded by former and late Calhouner Boyd Stutler.
See Rick Steelhammer's
150th Anniversary of Harpers Ferry Surrender for the Charleston Gazette.
Also CALHOUN'S BOYD STUTLER PLAYS BIG ROLE IN 150TH JOHN BROWN ANNIVERSARY