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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. 

Although, to some extent, in Maryland, the excitement consequent to the troubles of the nation, is declining, yet the troubles themselves are by no means over. We see no abatement of hostile purposes....

Port Tobacco Times and Charles County Advertiser,  May 16, 1861, p. 2.

Two gentlemen of this village who were in Washington City on Saturday last, on private business, were arrested as secessionists by the military....

 The Planters' Advocate (Upper Marlborough, MD), May 8, 1861, p. 3.

The extraordinary condition of affairs in Maryland has induced me to exercise the constitutional perogative vested in the Governor to summon the legislature in extra session....

The Annapolis Gazette, May 2, 1861, p.2.
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