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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.
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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
An ominous suspension of all intelligence from Charleston throughout yesterday induced very general belief that hostilities had commenced between the South Carolina troops and Fort Sumter....

The Sun (Baltimore), April 13, 1861, p.2.