Lewis S. Leary (c.1850s)
Lewis Sheridan Leary (1835-1859)
An Oberlin harnessmaker, Lewis Sheridan Leary participated in the Oberlin-Wellington Rescue (September 13, 1858) but he was not indicted. Leary accompanied John Brown on the raid of the Harpers Ferry arsenal (October 1859), where he was killed during the gun fight with Federal troops.
- Introduction & Bust of John Brown (1870)
- Ambrotype of Samuel Swifin Burdett, Gardner C. Trowbridge, and Henry Payson Kinney, who were involved in Bleeding Kansas (1856)
- Letter home by John A. Copeland (1859)
- Photograph of Lewis S. Leary, Harpers Ferry participant (c.1850s)
- "A Journey to Virginia in December, 1859," A Thursday Lecture by James Monroe (1898), p. 158-59.
- Harpers Ferry Monument, courtesy of EOG
- "His Soul Goes Marching On: The Life and Legacy of John Brown," online exhibit by the West Virginia Archives and History in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry
- Additional letters of John Copeland, courtesy of EOG