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Discovery of Nat Turner

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Discovery of Nat Turner

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This image portrays the discovery of Nat Turner. After state and federal troops dispersed Turner's forces, he escaped and hid in several different places near the farm where he had been a slave. His hiding place was discovered by a dog, and on October 30 he was captured.

Image Credit: From the collections of the Library of Congress

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Related Entries:
Nat Turner's Rebellion
"The Confessions of Nat Turner"
Nat Turner preaches religion

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