Showing category: Support for Right of Secession (see recent posts)
In the commencement of the present election campaign circumstances indicated that there was going to be a division in the ranks....

Annapolis Gazette, October 22, 1863, p. 2.

The long hoped for "deliverance"of "my Maryland," thought to be indicated by the movements of General Lee, has had the effect of developing in this city a vast deal of disloyalty which for months past has lain quite dormant....

Baltimore American, June 30, 1863.

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.

It will be seen from the returns that we publish to-day that the Union Ticket in our county, has been elected....The very small majorities given for the successful candidates indicate that Secession is rampant in Anne Arundel.

The Annapolis Gazette, November 7, 1861, p. 2.

The voters of Charles County in favor of "State Rights," and all opposed to the present Civil War, are requested to meet....      

Port Tobacco Times and Charles County Advertiser, October 10, 1861, p. 2. 

In the House of Delegates, the bill reported by Mr. Wallis authorizing the Baltimore board of police to temporarily close all drinking saloons, whenever necessary for the preservation of the peace of that city....

The Planters' Advocate (Upper Marlborough, MD), June 12, 1861, Front Page.
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