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A tintype of Lewis Sheridan Leary a free black man in North Carolina and follower of John Brown. Leary was shot during the raid at Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia). He died due to his wounds received during the raid.

Date: 1859

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Item Number: 208809
Call Number: B Brown, John *163
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208809

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