1. Buckeye Bill

    Fort McHenry (American Civil War)

    * During the American Civil War, Fort McHenry served as a Federal transfer prison camp for Southern sympathizers and confederate prisoners of war. Usually, prisoners were confined at the fort for short periods of time before being transferred to such larger prisons as Point Lookout, Fort...
  2. Buckeye Bill

    The Pratt Street Riot of 1861

    The Baltimore riot of 1861 (Pratt Street Riot) was a conflict which occurred on April 19, 1861, in Baltimore, Maryland. This conflict occurred between antiwar "Copperhead" Democrats and other Southern/Confederate sympathizers and members of the Massachusetts and Pennsylvania state militia...
  3. General Casey

    6th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia in Baltimore

    Picture taken on July 1, 1861 of the 6th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia in Monument Square, Baltimore
  4. TerryB

    Who Are These People?

    The Massons lived in Baltimore during the war. I have several CDVs of them taken ca 1863. On the back of one is written "Cous Mollie." I've never been able to figure out how they were related to my family.

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