Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Governor Hicks” in chapter 2 of Brig.-Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.1, Maryland:
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On Saturday night the bridges on the railroads leaving north from Baltimore were burnt or disabled by a detachment of police and of the Maryland Guard, acting under the orders of Governor Hicks .
The governor was in Baltimore during the attack on the troops and was carried off his feet and out of his head by the furor of the hour.
He gave the order to burn the bridges.
He afterward str...
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