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John Brown, Jr. home photograph
Description: Photograph of the home of John Brown, Jr., in Put-in-Bay, Ohio. He was the eldest son of famous abolitionist John Brown, who was executed in 1859 for his attempted raid on the federal arsenal in Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia). John Brown, Jr., is thought to have been involved with his father's abolitionist activities in Kansas and Virginia, although he was not directly involved with the raid. Following the outbreak of the Civil War, he, fought for the Union Army under the Kansas Seventh Volunteer Cavalry. After resigning, he settled in Put-in-Bay on Lake Erie's South Bass Island, where he lived until his death in 1895. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: sc223_01
Subjects: John Brown's Raid, 1859; Abolitionists -- Ohio; Ohio History--Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Put-in-Bay (Ohio);
Places: Put-in-Bay (Ohio); Ottawa County (Ohio);