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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 65 65 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 64 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 63 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 59 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 57 3 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 55 7 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 51 3 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 43 1 Browse Search
Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence 36 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 31 3 Browse Search
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in thirty days the mayor of Annapolis was an applicant for the place of post sutler. He did not get it from me, however. The governor changed the place of meeting of the legislature, which had been called to meet at that time in Annapolis, to Frederick, upon the ground that it was improper for it to meet in a city which was held by United States troops. Yet within fifteen days thereafterwards, he brought to me the great seal of the State of Maryland, and placed it in my safe keeping so that en would obey any order that he gave, leaving the responsibility for giving them upon the commanding general. The effect of this communication upon Governor Hicks, I have never doubted, was to have him order the meeting of the legislature at Frederick, the other capital. I also believed that the protest about seizing the railroad was to get an excuse for making that change of place of meeting without giving the true reason. I am convinced that from the hour of my announcement of my purpose
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 5: Baltimore and Fortress Monroe. (search)
ng a very large sum which my troops had captured coming down from Frederick on the 10th cay of May. I knew that he was up at Frederick, someFrederick, some forty miles away, where the legislature was then in session, and was going to make a secession speech on Monday night, and I believed if we ard S. Fay, acting as his aid. This company was detached to go to Frederick to arrest Ross Winans, and bring him down to the Relay House, and of arms. It is also reported that you have sent a detachment to Frederick; but this is impossible. Not a word have I received from you as he claimed to be impossible, my sending a detachment of troops to Frederick, he knew had not only been devised but had actually been done suc distressingly quiet. You say you heard I sent a detachment to Frederick, but that is impossible. I learned that there was no force in FrFrederick to oppose a platoon, and I sent a company and captured the chief traitor, Ross Winans, who made pikes of the John Brown pattern for t