The first civilian who lost his life, heyward shepherd, was a free black man, a baggage handler at harpers ferry shepherd came upon the.
The civil war had a profound and disastrous effect on harpers ferry, raid in 1859, about ten percent of the town's residents were black.
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On october 16, 1859, john brown led 21 men on an assault at harpers ferry -- an event that shook the nation and [nudged it even closer toward civil war.