‘  suffer my right arm to be torn from my body before I will raise it to strike a sister State.’ He had already assured the people that no troops should be sent from Maryland unless it might be for the defense of the national capital. These expressions will give some idea of public sentiment in those days, when a sovereign State counted for much more and the Federal Government for much less than they do to-day. Everything, therefore, was ripe for the events of the 19th of April. The mayor and the police commissioners knew the danger of sending troops through the city. It was believed they would come that day, and the city authorities made every effort to learn the hour of their arrival, so that they might be protected. But all information was denied them by the military authorities and by the railroad officials.
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The Ladies' Confederate Memorial Association Listens to a masterly oration by Judge Charles E. Fenner .
Memoir of Jane Claudia Johnson .
A paper read by Charles M. Blackford , of the Lynchburg Bar , before the Tenth annual meeting of the Virginia State Bar Association , held at old Point Comfort, Va. , July 17 - 19 , 1900 .
An address delivered before A. P. Hill Camp Confederate Veterans , by ex-governor William Evelyn Cameron , at Petersburg, Va. , January 19th , 1901 .
General Sherman 's conduct.
Butler 's order.
Surprise and consternation.
Conflict of the Sixth Massachusetts regiment with citizens.
Our torpedo boat. [ Cleveland plain dealer , August , 1901 .]
Extract from a reunion speech delivered by Governor Taylor .
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