"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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Interior of the Engine-House [sic]...
Subject:American Civil War, 1861-1865; Rare book collection, Brown, John, 1800-1859., Books
Item ID:E 451 .L72
Creator:De Witt, M. (publisher)
Description:Interior of the engine-house [sic], just before the gate is broken down by the storming party - Colonel Washington and his associates as captives. Page 12B: Life, trial and execution of Captain John Brown, known as "old Brown of Ossawatomie", with full account of the attempted insurrection at Harper's Ferry. Including Cooke's confession, and all the incidents of the execution. Published by R. M. DeWitt, New York, ca. 1859.
Date of Original:ca. 1859
Collection:Rare book 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