Others are not so clear in our recollection on that point.
Very respectfully, your obedient servants, Edward T. Shriver, William P. Maulsby, Grayson Eichelberger, Ulysses Hobbs.
The annexed copy of a handbill circulated throughout Western Maryland by Bradley T. Johnson, is evidence that Marshal Kane and his allies had made all the necessary provisions in anticipation of the pre-arranged attack upon the Massachusetts troops:
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Marylanders, arouse! Frederick, Saturday, 7 o'clock A. M., 1861.
At 12 o'clock last night, I received the following despatch from Marshal Kane, of Baltimore, by telegraph to the Junction, and express to Frederick:
Thank you for your offer.
Bring your men by the first train, and we will arrange with the railroad afterward.
Streets red with Maryland blood! Send expresses over the mountains and valleys of Maryland and Virginia for their riflemen to come without delay.
Fresh hordes will be down upon us to-morrow (