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The Daily Dispatch: April 24, 1861., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 3 1 Browse Search
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nsylvania troops. Marshal Kane dispatched Wm. H. Quincey to Cockeysville, who returned about the time the dispatch reached the city. Mr. Q. conversed with Gen. Wikoff, Commander. In-Chief of the Pennsylvania troops, who were encamped about half a mile north of Cockeysville, on a wheat field. He reported that some 4,000 troove from 10,000 to 12,000 troops. Mr. Q. remarked to Gen. W. that there is a terrible state of affairs in our country — enough to make one wish he was dead. Wikoff, in reply--"It is enough to make one wish he had a country to live in." Quincey--"I hope you have no intention to march through Baltimore, for the people are in arms and there will be a terrible slaughter." Wikoff--"I have no intention of going to Baltimore, and have been endeavoring to get a map of the country, so as to pick out some other route to Washington. I am a Marylander, born in Montgomery county, and nothing would give me more pain than to be compelled to shed the bloo