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Collections by Subject: Civil War in Maryland: Stars, Stripes and Glory

A Selected List of Holdings in Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries

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Maryland Manuscripts

The Maryland Manuscripts grouping consists of a wide variety of materials, such as letters, diaries, printed ephemera, and business ledgers, which have been described individually. Among these items are a number that relate to the Civil War. These items include letters from soldiers to their families, enlistment and discharge records, records of bounties paid to slave owners who enlisted their slaves in the U. S. Colored Troops, and an "Appeal for Peace Sent to Lieut. Gen. Scott, July 4, 1861" from the women of Maryland (MDMS 4334).

Complete listing of Maryland Manuscript numbers pertaining to the Civil War.

There are also several items of special importance: