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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 2 0 Browse Search
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The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), The Baltimore riots. (search)
e station, where the troops were to re-embark for Washington. The troops were accompanied through the streets by the crowd, which guyed and hissed them, all the while cheering for the Southern Confederacy and Jeff Davis, and groaning for Abe Lincoln. The troops behaved remarkably well, none of the men showing any signs of annoyance beyond an occasional angry look or exclamation. The city police accompanied them and succeeded in holding the crowd in check. When the troops arrived at Mount Clare, however, the crowd became more aggressive. The troops were subjected to numberless indignities, such as being spit upon, taunted, hustled, etc.; the mob all the while indulging in wild curses, groans, and yells, with threats such as these: Let the police go and we'll lick you! Wait till you see Jeff Davis! We'll see you before long! You'll never get back to Pennsylvania! etc. Several of the more adventurous rioters caught some of the soldiers by the coat tails and jerked them about,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Memoir of Jane Claudia Johnson. (search)
meet them. The regulars marched to Fort McHenry, and the volunteers went down Howard street to Camden Station. Not finding a train there, they continued on to Mount Clare, where a train was made up to carry them to Washington. Several thousand people, all laboring under intense excitement, met the troops at Bolton Station and followed them to Mount Clare. All the way there was a riotous demonstration. Marshal Kane was there with 120 policemen, and while he succeeded in preventing any serious breaches of the peace, he could not stop the mouths of the people, who hissed, jerred and ridiculed the volunteers. The march through the city was rapid, and the tted on either flank by files of policemen. The mob sang Dixie, cheered for Jeff. Davis and the Confederacy, and while the troops were getting into the cars at Mount Clare, there was pandemonium, and two bricks were hurled at them. But the train pulled out at 4 o'clock without any really serious trouble. Opposing sentiment.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.29 (search)
meet them. The regulars marched to Fort McHenry, and the volunteers went down Howard street to Camden Station. Not finding a train there, they continued on to Mount Clare, where a train was made up to carry them to Washington. Several thousand people, all laboring under intense excitement, met the troops at Bolton Station and followed them to Mount Clare. All the way there was a riotous demonstration. Marshal Kane was there with 120 policemen, and while he succeeded in preventing any serious breaches of the peace, he could not stop the mouths of the people, who hissed, jerred and ridiculed the volunteers. The march through the city was rapid, and the tted on either flank by files of policemen. The mob sang Dixie, cheered for Jeff. Davis and the Confederacy, and while the troops were getting into the cars at Mount Clare, there was pandemonium, and two bricks were hurled at them. But the train pulled out at 4 o'clock without any really serious trouble. Opposing sentiment.
the people of Virginia, Maryland and the District, and in favor of the perpetual prohibition of the African slave trade. Three delegates were appointed to proceed to Lansing to urge the Legislature to repeal the Personal Liberty law. Movements of United States troops. On Tuesday afternoon one of the companies of the United States Artillery, recently arrived from Fort Leavenworth, and quartered at Fort McHenry, took its departure for Washington in a special train, which left Mount Clare at a quarter after 3 o'clock. Yesterday morning, shortly after 3 o'clock, the early train from Philadelphia brought on to this city two companies of United States Artillery, under the command of Major Elestine and Captain Allen, who were previously stationed at Fort Hamilton, New York. The companies immediately proceeded to Fort McHenry, where they are comfortably quartered.--Balt. Amer. The Brooklyn and Fort Pickens. Mr. Mallory's dispatch to Governor Bigler states that, if the