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"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."
Where to Write for Vital Records - Homepage
Where to Write for Vital Records
The links below are provided for those users who want direct access to individual state and territory information. To use this valuable tool, you must first determine the state or area where the birth, death, marriage, or divorce occurred, then click on that state or area. Please follow the provided guidelines to ensure an accurate response to your request.
The federal government does not distribute certificates, files, or indexes with identifying information for vital records. Also, applications for passports can be obtained through the U.S. State Department.
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- Page last updated: July 22, 2010
- Page last reviewed: July 22, 2010
- Content source: CDC/National Center for Health Statistics
- Page maintained by: Division of Vital Statistics
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348, 24 Hours/Every Day - firstname.lastname@example.org