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The people of New York did well by the soldiers in aiding them to celebrate the day with the proper spirit and the customary observances.

Cecil Whig (Elkton), November 26, 1864, p.2

We have already announced that n Prince George's county, Maryland, a number of farmers have united...

Baltimore Sun, November 19, 1864, p.1.

IMPORTANT IF TRUE - A party of refugees, just arrived, bring late intelligence from Richmond.

Annapolis Gazette, April 14, 1864, p.2

On Saturday afternoon a bold attempt at murder transpired in the Western Police Station House, Baltimore city....

Valley Register (Middletown), December 4, 1863, p. 2.

To-day has been set aside by the Governor of the State and the President of the United States as a day of thanksgiving, and will generally be observed....

Baltimore Daily Gazette, November 26, 2013, Front Page.

It will be seen that citizens going westward of the Monocacy Junction, as far as Duffield's, are required to obtain passes....

The Valley Register (Middletown), October 10, 1863, p. 2.

SMITH BROS. & CO., No. 40 W Baltimore st., Baltimore, Md., Have not increased the price of their immense stock of CLOTHING, for MEN & BOYS' WEAR. Having bought at the old prices, we will not charge any extra "tariff"....

Baltimore County Advocate, May 30, 1863, p. 4.

By the aid of extensive and intricate machinery, mechanical appliances, chemical effects and ingenious dioramic accompaniments, never before introduced in this country, the audience can almost imagine themselves actual spectators of the sublime.....

Baltimore Daily Gazette, April 27, 1863, p. 2.

The undersigned hereby give public notice to all whom it may concern, that they intend IMPOUNDING ALL STOCK found trespassing upon their lands.  In consequence of their fencing being destroyed in a great measure by the army....
Montgomery County Sentinel, April 24, 1863, p. 3.
A young girl, named Hannah Loftus, residing on the Falls road, some two miles from the city limits, was killed instantly, at six 'o clock last evening, by the accidental discharge....
Baltimore Daily Gazette, April 11, 1863, Front Page.
Mention was made of the fact on Tuesday last that the music publishers of this city had been ordered by General Schenck, through Provost Marshal Fish, to stop the sale of all Southern or "Secession" music....

Baltimore Daily Gazette, March 12, 1863, front page

Some time since, a portion of Captain Clayton's Company of Calvary, belonging to the Maryland Purnell Legion, whilst engaged in looking up absent drafted men, stopped at the hotel....
Baltimore County Advocate, January 17, 1863, p. 2.
 

On last Friday night three deserters from the Union army came up the Jefferson road and passed on to Boonsboro, committing a series of daring robberies....

Valley Register (Middletown), January 9, 1863, p. 2.

Parties residing near the South Mountain battle-field amused themselves on Christmas day by causing the explosion of a large number of unexploded shells....

The Valley Register (Middletown), January 2, 1863, p. 2.

We have the extreme satisfaction of announcing to our readers, as one fact pertinent to a Thanksgiving day, the unconditional release of all the Maryland political prisoners....

The Baltimore County Advocate (Towsontown), November 29, 1862, p. 2.

A great many people from home and abroad have visited the battle-field near this place, and the most heart-rending accounts are given of the sufferings....

The Valley Register (Middletown), September 19, 1862, Front Page. 

The Baltimore News Sheet office was taken possession of on Thursday evening the 14th inst., by the police and the editors sent to Fort McHenry....
The Baltimore County Advocate (Towsontown, MD), August 23, 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 Saturday evening a corporal's guard, belonging to the fifth Maryland regiment, Colonel Schley, came to the city in search of deserters from camp. They entered a low groggery on Pratt Street....

The Maryland News Sheet, January 20, 1862, Front Page.