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Escaped from the Jail of this county, on Friday afternoon February 20th ultimo, six prisoners answering to the following description:

Montgomery County Sentinel, May 8, 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.
WAS COMMITTED to the Jail of Montgomery county on the 3d instant a NEGRO MAN who calls himself Hez Butler....

Montgomery County Sentinel, March 20, 1863, p. 2.

Ex-Governor Hicks, familiarly called the 'Old War Horse,' is a candidate for congress in the first district of Maryland, and his election is regarded as certain. He goes in unequivocally for emancipation....

Montgomery County Sentinel (Rockville), December 26, 1862, p. 3.

Both the Union and the Sentinel newspapers, published at Rockville, Md., have been suspended.  Mr Fields, the editor of the Sentinel, has, it is stated, been arrested....

Baltimore Weekly Sun, November 22, 1862, p. 2.

Ran away from the employment of Mr. A.C. Belt of Loudoun County, Virginia, Negro Man, Thomas, aged about 19 or 20....
Montgomery County Sentinel, September 5, 1862, p. 2.

We are now convinced that the question of abolition will be made paramount to all others, and form the main point of controversy, for some time to come, in the future politics of Maryland. Already a considerable portion of the "Unconditional" Union press of the State are endeavoring to persuade the people....

Montgomery County Sentinel (Rockville), June 13, 1862, p. 2.

The orders against delivering runaway slaves from the lines of the Federal army, together with the prospect of the passage of the emancipation bill for the District of Columbia, has caused a pretty general stampede....

Montgomery County Sentinel, April 11, 1862, p. 3.

Whereas, in the judgment of the General Assembly of Maryland, the war now waged by the Government of the United States upon the people of the Confederate States, is unconstitutional in its origin, purposes and conduct....

Montgomery County Sentinel (Rockville), December 13, 1861, p.2.

A number of negroes from this county are also employed by the government.  It is true, we will be told that the government does not know them as runaways....

 Montgomery County Sentinel (Rockville), September 6, 1861, p. 3.   

The past two weeks will be long remembered in our quiet village.  For months past we have read of war and coercion, but we have of late been called upon to experience....

Montgomery County Sentinel (Rockville), June 21, 1861, p. 3