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Strother on rumors of a plot to seize the arsenal

April 17, 2011 by


… It is reported that certain Secessionists in a neighboring county are arranging a plot to seize upon the Government arsenals at Harper’s Ferry. Several members of the Union Association at Martinsburg have applied to me to take command of five hundred volunteers, who are ready to march to the defense of the place against […]