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Private Samuel W. Downing, alias John W. Ball, Company H, 4th Maryland Infantry, was executed on Friday last...

Cecil Whig, September 24, 1864, p.2

A vigorous effort is being made throughout the county to fill the quotas for the last call...

Cecil Whig (Elkton), August 13, 1864

We have received from Lieut. W. G. Purnell, of this Regiment, which is now before Petersburg, a list of casualties...

Cecil Whig (Elkton), July 23, 1864, p.2

The Returned Veterans - On Wednesday evening last we enjoyed one of the most pleasant episodes of the war...

Cecil Whig (Elkton), July 2, 1864, p.2

It is highly desirable in these troublous times that no man whose loyalty is at all doubtful should hold any public position...

Cecil County Whig (Elkton), April 30, 1864, p.2

Think of It.  We trust there is no loyal man in this county so blind to his own and his State's interests that he can be induced to stay away from the polls next Wednesday...

Cecil Whig (Elkton), April 2. 1864, p.2

About one hundred and twenty colored recruits passed through this town on Wednesday and Thursday last, and took the cars....

Cecil Whig (Elkton), January 16, 1864, p. 2.

Do the people of this county realize that a draft has been ordered to take place on the 5th of next January, and that our quota....

Cecil Whig (Elkton), December 26, 1863, p. 2. 

United States Internal Revenue, First Collection District, State of Maryland, Collector's Office, Elkton, Md. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 19, of an act entitled "An Act to provide Internal Revenue to support the Government....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), October 31, 1863, p. 3.

I am only a plain mechanic and write to you in a simple way....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), July 18, 1863, p. 2.

The appearance of the Rebel Army in York county caused many citizens to flee from their homes and seek safety in this....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), July 4, 1862, p. 2.

Md. Vols. has again moved. They have gone to Berryville, Va., a small village about halfway between Harper's Ferry....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), April 4, 1863, p. 2.

There has been a bill introduced by Mr. Bingham of Ohio, in the House of Representatives, offering aid to the State of Maryland for the abolishment of slavery. Mr. Thomas, of Maryland, also introduced a resolution....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), January 24, 1863, p. 2.

Any man or woman who assumes to be an alien, being thus devilished by the virus of secession, should be dismissed from all public....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), December 6, 1862, Front Page.

On Sunday night last, a negro woman, the property of Mr. Matthews, Pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Elkton, absconded, taking with her, her child. Her absence was soon discovered....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), June 28, 1862, p. 2.

A little rebel flag was hoisted on the Union flag-staff at Fox Chase, a short time since, by attaching the contraband to the halyard, cutting the cord and then drawing the diminutive emblem of treason....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), March 22, 1862, p. 2.

The Case of the State against Samuel B. Walton, removed from Harford to Cecil county, came up in Court on Tuesday last, for trial. Three witnesses were....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), February 15, 1862, p. 2.

The rebel ladies of Elkton are offering gingerbread and cider as an inducement to Union beaux. It won't do, ladies, Rebeldom is a dreary old place to inhabit. 'Tis getting very uncomfortable, no doubt, out there in the cold; but ginger cakes and hard cider won't purchase redemption....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), February 1, 1862, p.2.

On Sabbath morning last, the Rev. Mr. Mitchell, pastor of the Episcopal Church of Elkton, was arrested by Capt. Ricketts....
The Cecil Whig (Elkton), November 16, 1861, p.2.
On Saturday the 21st instant, a serious affray occurred at Port Deposit, between citizens of that place and about eight or ten soldiers from the camps....

The Baltimore County Advocate (Towsontown), September 28, 1861, p.2.

We invite the earnest attention of both the clergy and laity of the Episcopal Church to the pastoral letter of Bishop Whittingham, which we....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), September 14, 1861, Front Page.

John Merryman, Esq., of Baltimore county, President of the Maryland Agricultural Society, was arrested on Friday of last week, by order of the Government, and taken to Fort McHenry to await an investigation on a charge of Treason....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), June 1, 1861, p. 2.