"…that the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad bridge spanning the Potomac at Harper’s Ferry was destroyed and rebuilt five times during the Civil War?"
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John Merryman holding Ex parte decision.
Subject:American Civil War; 1861-1865; Photograph; Portrait male; Occupation--Military--Soldier; Portrait male--Occupation--Politician
Description:Carte-de-visit of John Merryman (1824-1881.) Ex Parte Merryman, 17F. Cas. 144 (1861.) A well-known U.S. Federal court case, which arose out of the American Civil War. Gift of the family of Julian Sangston Clarke in memory of Julian Sangston Clarke, Jr. Actual donor for the family was Beatrice Griffith. From photograph album containing 47 cartes-de-visite of mostly Confederates and Confederate-sympathizers.
Date of Original:ca. 1861
Collection:Special Collections Department
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Rights:Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org