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In the midst of rebellion and revolution does it become a nation, a mighty people, like we are, to sit with folded hands....

American Union (Denton), June 27, 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

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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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.