"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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A view of the Bombardment of Fort McHenry, near Baltimore, by the British fleet, taken from the observatory, under the command of admirals Cochrane & Cockburn, on the morning of the 13th of Sepr. 1814.
Subject:War of 1812, 1812-1815; Lithograph; Fort McHenry (Baltimore, Md.)
Creator:Bower, J. sc.
Description:Hambleton Print Collection. A view of the Bombardment of Fort McHenry. Color Aquatint by J. Bower, sc.
Date of Original:ca. 1814
Collection:Hambleton Print Collection; Special Collections Department
Type/Size:Image; 27.8 x 43.3 cm.
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