Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Howard County” in chapter 2 of Brig.-Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.1, Maryland:
...off his feet and out of his head by the furor of the hour.
He gave the order to burn the bridges.
He afterward strenuously denied giving it, but he gave it.
On Sunday morning, April 21st, the Howard County Dragoons, Capt. George R. Earltree, came in, and by the boat two companies from Easton, and news came that the companies from Harford, Cecil, Carroll and Prince George's were on the march.
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