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Anderson, George M. "Growth, Civil War, and Change: The Montgomery County Agricultural Society, 1850-1876." Maryland Historical Magazine 86 (Winter 1991): 396-406.
Berlin, Ira, et al., eds. Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867. Series II. The Black Military Experience. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982.
Annotation / Notes: Based upon the Freedman's Papers collection at the National Archives, this volume focuses on the black military experience. Unlike most of the previous volumes, where there was an entire chapter devoted to Maryland, references to the state are scattered throughout the book. By the spring of 1865 some 179,000 black men enlisted in the Union army, of which 8,718 were from Maryland. These figures do not include service in the naval forces. Black enlistment helped to undermine slavery but it also contributed to a shortage of labor in rural areas. The families of enlistees were often ill-treated. Once in the Army, blacks were discouraged by unequal pay and by doing more manual labor than fighting. By the end of the war, however, black units fought with distinction. In Maryland, like other border states, black veterans were the objects of widespread terror as the former planter class attempted to reassert its hegemony.
Billingsley, Andrew. "Family Reunion-The Legacy of Robert Smalls: Civil War Hero." Maryland Humanities (Winter 1993): 14-17.
Blackburn, George M., ed. "The Negro as Viewed by a Michigan Civil War Soldier: Letters of John C. Buchanan." Michigan History 47 (1963): 75-84.
Blassingame, John Wesley. The Organization and Use of Negro Troops in the Union Army, 1863-1865. M.A. thesis, Howard University, 1961.
Blight, David W. Frederick Douglass' Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989.
Callum, Agnes Kane. 9th Regiment Colored Troops: Volunteers of Maryland, Civil War, 1863-1866. Baltimore: Mullac Publishers, 1999.
Callum, Agnes K. Colored Volunteers of Maryland, Civil War, 7th Regiment, United States Colored Troops, 1863-1866. Baltimore: Mullac Publishers, 1990.
Davidson, Roger A., Jr. "Brown Water, Black Men: Afro-Americans in the Potomac Flotilla, 1861-1865." Maryland Humanities (Winter 1998): 4.
Fausz, Jeanette Fox. "The Buffalo Soldiers: Black Marylanders in the American West." Maryland Pendulum 4 (Summer 1985): 5-7.
Garrant, Richard Louis. Racial Minority Understanding and Awareness Educational Programs in the Ft. G. G. Meade, Maryland Community. Ed.D. diss., George Washington University, 1986.
George, Christopher T. "Mirage of Freedom: African Americans in the War of 1812." Maryland Historical Magazine 91 (Winter 1996): 426-50.
Annotation / Notes: Black men fought for both the American and British forces during the War of 1812. For example, free blacks who constructed earthworks and black sailors in the U.S. Navy helped to deflect the British attack on Baltimore in 1814. Free blacks and slaves who decided to help the British hoped to secure freedom in return for their services.
Moulton, Paul C. "African-American Inclusion in the Fifth Naval District, 1942-44." Southern Historian 18 (1997): 29-44.
Newton, Adolph W. Better Than Good: A Black Sailor's War, 1943-1945. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1999.
Sheads, Scott S. "A Black Soldier Defends Ft. McHenry, 1814." Military Collector and Historian 41 (Spring 1989): 20-21.
Thomas, Gail M. "The Black Soldier in the Military." Passport to the Past 4 (April/May/June 1993): 7-9.
Zubritsky, John. Fighting Men: A Chronicle of Three Black Civil War Soldiers. Upland, PA: Diane Publishing Company, 1997.
Benson, Robert Louis. "Notes on South County: Part V." Anne Arundel County History Notes 25 (October 1993): 9, 14.
Benson, Robert Louis. "Notes on South County: Part IV: Additional Recollections of William H. Hall IV." Anne Arundel County History Notes 24 (April 1993): 9-10.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Adamstown." Frederick Magazine (May 1993): 14-5.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Libertytown." Frederick Magazine (July 1993): 14-15.
Evans, Philip. Praising the Bridge that Brought them Over: One Hundred Years at Indian Head. Indian Head, MD: Naval Ordnance Station, 1990.
Annotation / Notes: The history of the military base, and its surrounding community, as told through photographs and excerpts with interviews from twenty-six individuals. A ten page time line charts events of importance among the Navy at Indian Head, in the town of Indian Head, and national and internationally.