Fowler, Robert H. "...The Shriver Homestead at Union Mills, Maryland." American History Illustrated 3 (1968): 23-30.
Annotation / Notes: A heavily illustrated history of the house which was home to the Shriver family for six generations and was the center of the community of Union Mills. The Shrivers were a family of keepers and diarists. The house is now open to the public.
Cox, Richard J. "A Checklist of Revolutionary War Manuscript Collections Accessioned and Catalogued Since Publication of The Manuscript Collections of the Maryland Historical Society." Maryland Historical Magazine 71 (Summer 1976): 252-63.
Leventhal, Herbert, and James E. Mooney. "Old Clear Spring Library Remembered." Maryland Cracker Barrel (Dec. 1999/Jan 2000): 26, 28.
Annotation / Notes: The small, volunteer run, Clear Spring Library developed in a building which had served as a community kitchen and a soldier's canteen. The library existed only between the two great wars. This brief history is compiled from the quotes of community members.
Radoff, Morris L. "The Maryland Records in the Revolutionary War." American Archivist 37 (April 1974): 277-85.
Annotation / Notes: Governmental records are always at risk during times of war. Maryland's records were in an even more precarious position during the Revolutionary War, the Maryland State House was under construction. Radoff discusses the movement of Maryland's records in attempts to keep them safe from harm. Also discussed in the theft of Cecil County land records by British troops.
Craighead, Sandra G., comp. "Index of Maryland and West Virginia Civil War Colored Troopers and Their 'Loyal Slaveowners.'" Journal of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society 15 (1996): 40-50.
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