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The rebel ladies of Elkton are offering gingerbread and cider as an inducement to Union beaux. It won't do, ladies, Rebeldom is a dreary old place to inhabit. 'Tis getting very uncomfortable, no doubt, out there in the cold; but ginger cakes and hard cider won't purchase redemption....

The Cecil Whig (Elkton), February 1, 1862, p.2.

On Saturday evening a corporal's guard, belonging to the fifth Maryland regiment, Colonel Schley, came to the city in search of deserters from camp. They entered a low groggery on Pratt Street....

The Maryland News Sheet, January 20, 1862, Front Page.

Collector Barney, of New York, has received permission from the Secretary of the Treasury to grant clearances to vessels from Accomac and Northampton counties in Eastern Virginia....

The Cambridge Herald, January 7, 1862, p. 2.