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Download e-book for iPad: Baltimore in the Civil War: The Pratt Street Riot and a City by Harry A. Ezratty

By Harry A. Ezratty

ISBN-10: 1540204936

ISBN-13: 9781540204936

ISBN-10: 1609490037

ISBN-13: 9781609490034

On April 19, 1861, the 1st blood of the Civil struggle was once spilled within the streets of Baltimore. En path to Camden Station, Union forces have been faced by means of indignant Southern sympathizers, and at Pratt road the group rushed the troops, who spoke back with deadly volleys. 4 infantrymen and twelve Baltimoreans have been left useless. Marylanders unsuccessfully tried to extra reduce ties with the North by means of sabotaging roads, bridges and telegraph traces. in line with the "Battle of Baltimore," Lincoln declared martial legislation and withheld habeas corpus in a lot of the country. writer Harry Ezratty skillfully narrates the occasions of that day and their effect at the remainder of the battle, whilst Baltimore grew to become a urban occupied.

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