"On the evening of May 13, 1861, General Benjamin Butler and 1,000 Union soldiers arrived at Baltimore's Camden Street Station by train. Under the cover of a thunderstorm, they fortified Federal Hill to ensure the city of Baltimore remained under Union control, after the Pratt Street Riot less than a month earlier."
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Broadside for runaway slave Lewis Butler.
Subject:Broadsides., African American history, Slavery., Prince George's County (Md.)
Creator:Snowden, Thomas (Junior), author
Description:Broadside for runaway slave Lewis Butler. One hundred dollar reward for the capture of Lewis Butler, who escaped from Thomas Snowden, Jr. in Prince George's County, Maryland. October 19, 1825.
Date of Original:1825-10-19
Collection:Z24 Collection--African American history, Broadsides., Special Collections Department
Restrictions:For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: email@example.com
Rights:Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org