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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. 

We learn that a company of negro soldiers is stationed at Queenstown, for the purpose of recruiting....

Annapolis Gazette, December 17, 1863, p. 3.

Judge Bond, of Baltimore City has addressed a remarkable letter to Secretary Stanton, in relation to the enlistment of persons of color within the limits of States which are exempted from the operation of the President's proclamation....

The Annapolis Gazette, September 9, 1863, Front Page.

The position of the rebel force in Pennsylvania and our state, is not, as far as we learn, changed in any essential particular. They have shown no disposition....

The Lutheran Observer, June 26, 2013, p. 2.

About ten 'o clock yesterday morning, a negro, dressed in the uniform of a United States officer, and wearing shoulder-straps indicating that he ranked as a major, entered a train of cars at the President street depot....

Baltimore Daily Gazette, May 4, 1863, p. 4.