Showing category: Union Troops in Maryland (see recent posts)
The Second Maryland Regiment - Complimentary Reception.

Baltimore Sun, April 14, 1864, p.1 

Major General Lew Wallace yesterday took command of the Middle Department Headquarters at Baltimore.

Annapolis Gazette, March 24, 1864, p.1

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

Mr. Editor: - It would be gratifying, indeed, if, when the present struggle is ended and law reigns supreme...      

Valley Register (Middletown), March 11, 1864, p.2.

The military authorities in Baltimore, it appears, have already commenced to put into practice the illegal suggestions of Judge Bond.  The Steamer Cecil, under military employ and in charge of a Massachusetts officer, has made two excursions to Chester River....

Baltimore Daily Gazette, September 21, 1863, Front Page.

The old cattle show grounds is now a large military camp, called Camp Tyler, at which are some 1500 troops of different arms, stragglers from regiments, &c.  Mr. C.P. Holcombe, of "Mann's Hotel," had recently been appointed Sutler of the camp....

Baltimore County Advocate (Towsontown), September 12, 1863, p. 2.

Md. Vols. has again moved. They have gone to Berryville, Va., a small village about halfway between Harper's Ferry....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), April 4, 1863, p. 2.

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.

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.

Not since the commencement of the rebellion has Baltimore given a more demonstrative and convincing proof of the loyalty of the masses of her population....
The Cecil Whig, August 2, 1862, p. 2.

The anomalous state of things here at this time, in connection with the institution of slavery, gives rise to new and unexpected incidents from day to day, which are not only perplexing....

Port Tobacco Times and Charles County Advertiser, May 29, 1862, p. 2.

The resolution of the Maryland Legislature, approved by the Governor, appropriating seven thousand dollars for the relief of the families of the soldiers killed....

The Lutheran Observer (Baltimore), May 2, 1862, p. 4.

We have been handed the following copy of a letter written by a gentleman of Harford county to a friend in Delaware soon after the late election.  It contains many truths....

The Southern Aegis (Bel Air), circa November/December 1861.

We wish every honest man in Harford county would call at the Clerk's office in the Court house and take a look at the bundle of county tickets....

Southern Aegis (Bel Air), December 9, 1861

A few days since we had occasion to visit the Ancient Capital, the first time we have passed over the road since the country put on the trappings of war. At the depot there were soldiers, in the cars soldiers, soldiers everywhere. As we steam out of Baltimore....

The Baltimore County Advocate (Towsontown), November 30, 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.

On Saturday the 21st instant, a serious affray occurred at Port Deposit, between citizens of that place and about eight or ten soldiers from the camps....

The Baltimore County Advocate (Towsontown), September 28, 1861, p.2.

Immediately after the farce was gone through with yesterday afternoon of calling the roll and adjournment, an unusual stir took place in this community. Companies of the Wisconsin regiment were observed....

The Maryland Times (Baltimore), September 19, 1861, Front Page

Still the work of tyranny and oppression go on in Maryland. Baltimore has its Bastile, and its citizens are forced....

The Planters' Advocate (Upper Marlborough), July 17, 1861, p. 2. 

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

Towsontown Surrounded and Taken!--No Lives Lost!--Saturday last was a day long to be remembered in Towsontown. While the people were quietly engaged in the usual vocations (a large proportion doing nothing)....

Baltimore County Advocate (Towsontown), June 8, 1861, p. 2.

John Merryman, Esq., of Baltimore county, President of the Maryland Agricultural Society, was arrested on Friday of last week, by order of the Government, and taken to Fort McHenry to await an investigation on a charge of Treason....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), June 1, 1861, p. 2.

Baltimore is to be 'bombarded,' 'shelled,' 'burned with fire,' 'laid in ashes,' 'laid low,' 'crushed,' 'destroyed,' 'annihilated,' 'wiped out,' 'blotted from the map,' 'razed,' 'levelled with the ground'....

 The South (Baltimore), May 23, 1861, p. 3. 

In these troublesome times it is difficult to impart the correct information of the many and momentous events transpiring in our midst....

The Annapolis Gazette, April 25, 1861, p.2.
Filmed by the Maryland State Archives

Yesterday morning the excitement which had been gradually rising in this city for some days, with reference to the passage of northern volunteer troops southward, reached its climax....
The Sun (Baltimore), April 20, 1861, Front Page