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A Baltimore Soldier Killed - George Edward Cathell, of this city, a private in the First Maryland Regiment, Potomac Home Brigade, was shot and killed instantly, at Point of Rocks, on last Saturday morning...

Baltimore Sun, March 18, 1864, p.1

Captain William D. Brown of the Confederate Army, formerly of Baltimore, was one of the wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg, and died in a hospital, upon the field, July 10th. Permission was obtained from the military authorities by his father....

Baltimore Daily Gazette, August 3, 1863, p. 4.

The Frederick Examiner gives the subjoined as a correct list of the casualties in the First Maryland Potomac Home Brigade Regiment (Col Maulsby) in the battle of Gettysburg....

The Valley Register (Middletown), July 17, 1863, Front Page.

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.

On last Friday week [sic] two detachments from the companies of Capt. Raisin and Robert Smith, numbering 92 men, fell into an ambuscade on the road between Berryville and Winchester....

Baltimore Weekly Sun, June 20, 1863, p. 2.

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.
Information has been received from Winchester, Va., of the death there, in the Confederate hospital, of Henry N. Gittings, of Baltimore County.  He joined the Confederate service....

Baltimore County Advocate, February 28, 1863, p. 2.

The relatives and friends of the brave men who fell upon the battle-field of Antietam continue to take up and remove their remains....

Baltimore Weekly Sun, November 1, 1862, p. 2.

It is true, the universal desire seems to be that the army should advance, but the dead of Sharpsburg, of Antietam, of Shepardstown, it must be borne in mind, are not yet buried. Heaps of dead bodies are burning in the Cumberland Valley.

The Baltimore Republican, September 26, 1862, p. 4.

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. 

This has been an eventful day in the history of the rebellion. A battle has taken place in which the Army of the Potomac has again been victorious and which exceeded in extent any battle heretofore fought on this continent....

The Valley Register (Middletown), September 19, 1862, p. 2.

Our town is at present one vast hospital.  About 1200 wounded, including some Rebels, of Sunday's battle, have been brought here, and all the churches, lecture rooms, school rooms, and many rooms of private houses....

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.

President Lincoln in his message to Congress has called for four hundred millions of dollars to carry on the war. Direct taxation must be resorted to. Sugar, coffee, tea, salt, the necessaries of life, will be taxed....

The Hagerstown Mail, August 2, 1861, p. 2-3.