General View of Harper's Ferry and The Maryland Heights

Harper's Ferry, an important railroad terminus at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, changed hands eight times during the Civil War. This image was published just weeks after the Battle of Harper's Ferry, during which Confederate troops were victorious.

About this Document

  • Source: Harper's Weekly
  • Citation: page 628
  • Date: October 4, 1862