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Henig, Gerald S. Henry Winter Davis: Antebellum and Civil War Congressman from Maryland. New York: Twayne Press, 1973.
Annotation / Notes: A sympathetic biography of a leading Maryland politician who died in 1866 at the early age of forty-eight. A gifted orator and political writer, and a passionate opponent of the Democratic Party, Davis initially associated with the Whig Party, which was popular in the north but less so in the south, just as it was in the throes of disintegration. He then aligned with the newly formed Know Nothing Party, whose primary appeal was nativism and anti-Catholicism, and was elected to Congress in 1855. He was a leading opponent of the Buchanan administration and an early supporter of Abraham Lincoln. Active in trying to stem the tide of secession and to keep Maryland in the Union, he hoped for a Cabinet position, but Montgomery Blair won the appointment. At odds with his constituents, he was defeated for re-election and his political career appeared to be ended. He became gradually disenchanted with Lincoln's leadership, and, after re-election to Congress as a Unconditional Unionist, he led the effort to reassert Congressional leadership over reconstruction policies. When the President pocket-vetoed the Wade-Davis bill, he issued a highly publicized protest manifesto and actively opposed Lincoln's renomination. During the 1864 campaign, however, he decided that the Democratic candidate, McClellan, was a greater threat, so he campaigned for the Republican ticket. Davis also played a decisive role in the writing and ratification of the Maryland constitution of 1864. Once again his radical position eroded his constituent base and he was not renominated for his Congressional seat.
Addison-Darneille, and Henrietta Stockton. "For Better or For Worse." Civil War Times Illustrated 31 (May/June 1992): 32-35, 73.
Cale, Clyde C., Jr. "Maria Louise Browning: Civil War Heroine." Glades Star 9 (March 1999): 11-13, 39.
Kelbaugh, Jack. "Northern Hospital Nurses: Mary Young and Rose Billings Make the Ultimate Sacrifice in Civil War Annapolis." Anne Arundel County History Notes 25 (January 1994): 5-6, 19.
Bohannon, Keith, ed. "Wounded & Captured at Gettysburg: Reminiscence by Sgt. William Jones, 50th Georgia Infantry." Military Images 9 (1988): 14-15.
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Frassanito, William A. A Maryland Boy in Lee's Army: Personal Reminiscences of a Maryland Soldier in the War Between the States, 1861-1865. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2000.
Phelps, Walter, Jr., and Tom Clemens, ed. "A Brigade Commander's First Fight: the Letters of Colonel Walter Phelps, Jr. During the Maryland Campaign." Civil War Regiments 5 (1996): 59-72.
Richardson, Lucy, ed. "Selections from Frank Dickerson's Civil War Letters." Maine Historical Society Quarterly 28 (1988):36-53.
Earp, Charles Albert. Yellow Flag: The Civil War Journal of Surgeon's Steward C. Marion Dodson. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 2002.
Besch, Edwin W., Michael Hammerson, and Dave W. Morgan. "Raphael Semmes, the English 'Confederate Parson' and his Maiden Sister Louisa: A Cased Presentation Revolver, a Magnificent Silver-mounted Sword, and a 'Mammoth' Silk Confederate Second National Flag." Military Collector and Historian, 53 (Winter 2001-2002): 146-60.
Chrismer, James. "Above and Beyond: The Civil War Careers of Alfred B. Hilton and Charles E. Phelps." Harford Historical Bulletin, 86 (Fall 2000): 3-60.
Chrismer, James. "Civil War Letters of John Alfred Edson." Cecil Historical Journal, 2 (Winter 2002-2003): 20-28.
Morris, Christopher. "Treasure of Reflections Saved: The Civil War Diary of Dr. Joshua Underhill." Shoreline, 13 (September 2006): 9, 35.
Briddell, David. "Isaiah Fassett, A Civil War Soldier, 1844-1946." Shoreline, 12 (March 2005): 9-10.
Dryden, John T.P. "Civil War Physician and Eastern Shore Native." Shoreline, 12 (March 2005): 22.
Wennersten, John R. "John W. Crisfield and Civil War Politics on Maryland's Eastern Shore, 1860-1864." Maryland Historical Magazine, 99 (Spring 2004): 4-15.
Daniels, Marc. "McClellan after Antietam." Military Images, 12 (March 1991): 16-21.
Smyth, Karen, and Randy. "Ravaged by Fire: John L. Crothers, 6th Maryland Infantry." North-South Trader's Civil War, 18 (1991): 24-26.
Hendriksson, Anders, trans. "The Narrative of Friedrich Meyer: A German Freiwilliger (Volunteer) in the Army of the Potomac." Civil War Regiments, 6 (no. 2, 1998): 1-22.
Schell, Francis H. "Recollections of a Leslie's Special Artist in the Civil War." Imprint, 23 (Spring 1998): 18-26.
Trimpi, Helen, ed. "Lafayette McLaws' Aide-de-Camp: The Maryland Campaign Diary of Captain Henry Lord Page King." Civil War Regiments, 6 (no. 2, 1998): 23-57.