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Jul 12, 2013 4:20 PM Travel

Pre-1863 Virginia map

Courtesy of the Virginia Historical society

John Brown’s raid, 150 years ago, was a practical failure with massive ramifications. It lit the fuse leading to the Civil War, and, as MARY MILEY THEOBALD writes, set in motion the creation of the 35th state, “West, by God, Virginia.” more

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