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CHAPTER II.-LORD DUNMORE.

Plans of Lord Dunmore Attempt to Inflict a Servile War-

Discovery of his Plans-Aid to Eastern Shore of Virginia

-Batteries erected near Baltimore-"The Otter "_"The

Detence"-State Navy-Gov. Eden-Civil Authority and

Military Power-Eden sent to England-Militia sent to

the Coast-Flying Camp.......

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CHAPTER III.- DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.

Vain Hopes of Settlement-Rebels or Freemen-Order issued

by the Convention of Maryland-Declaration of Indepen.

dence- Charles Carroll of Carrollton-State Government

-Disposition of Troops..

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CHAPTER IX.

Maryland's Quota large and always Full-Early Harvests

-Arrival of French Fleet-Paper Money-Pensions to

Troops-- Depreciation of Currency-Confiscation- Tax-

The Price of Liberty .......

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CHAPTER X.--THE CONFEDERATION.

Delay of Confederation Difficulty of Adjusting Public

Lands-Clause Secured by Virginia-Maryland Objects

-Compromise proposed by New York-Sovereign states

Maryland's Efforts in the Common Cause.............. 158

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CHAPTER XI.THE MARYLAND LINE Snuti.

Maryland Lino sent to Reinforce Southern Departments

Passage through Maryland-Gates' Folly-Route marked

by DeKalb - Changed by Gates - Battle at Camden

Dreadful Charge of the Marylanders—The whole British

Force brought against the Maryland Line - Virginia

Militia .........................

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CHAPTER XII.-The BATTLE OF COWPENS.

Recruiting—Consolidation of the Line-Col. Williams-Gen.

Morgan Retreats before Tarleton-Makes a Stand-Mary-

landers sustain the Battle-Victory.

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CHAPTER XIII.-BATTLE AT GUILFORD Court House.

Greene's Retreat - Williams covers the Retreat - Battle-

Cornwallis' Desperate Resort - George Fox's Remark-

Americans gain Possession of Strongholds—Unsuccessful

Attack on Ninety-Six..........

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CHAPTER XIV.-BATTLE OF EUtaw SPRINGS.

Disposition of the Troops—Maryland Line charges the Buffs

- Desperate Struggle-Marylanders Complimented on the

Field - State Threatened with Invasion - La Fayette in

Baltimore-Defence of the Bay-Washington's Design-

Washington at Annapolis

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CHAPTER XV.—THE CLOSE OF THE Revolution.

New Paper Issues—Tory Conspiracy-Plot Exposed-Exe-

cution of Leaders - Success or Failure Commissioners

from England-Spirited Resolution of Maryland Legis.

lature-Close of the War...

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CHAPTER XVI.-THE MARYLAND LINE.

Their Sufferings—The First to use the Bayonet—Their Bat-

tles—Their Losses .............

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CHAPTER XVII.-SEAT OF GOVERNMENT.

Annapolis Offered - Action of Congress - Washington De

termines to Resign — Reception at Annapolis — Resig-

nation......

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CHAPTER XVIII.

Debt - Public Improvements-Susquehanna Canal - Poto-

mac Company- Population of Baltimore-Colleges-Con-

stitution of the United States Adopted .

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CHAPTER XXIX.-GENERAL BANKS. Colonel Ken!y-Banks' Proclamation New Police Force

Arrest of Police Board-Resolutions of Legislature-Gen. Dix-Correspondence with Gov. Andrews-New Legislaturem Southern Army in Maryland-Battle of AntietamRetreat of Lee........

CHAPTER XXX.-ARREST OF THE LEGISLATURE. Elections-General Dix-Candidates Success of the Union

Candidate-Oppression-Case of Judge Carmichael-Invasion of Southern Army-South Mountain and Antietam General Wool

.........266 CHAPTER XXXI.-MARYLAND Troops. Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Regiments—Provosts Marshal,275

CHAPTER XXXII.-GENERAL SCHENCK. Col. Fish-General Lee in Maryland-False Alarm--Martial

Law-Citizens Disarmed-Enlistment of Negroes........ 278

CHAPTER XXXIII.-DIVISION IN THE UNION PARTY. Election-Extraordinary Orders Issued at Chestertown

Governor Bradford's Proclamation-Military Suppression of the Proclamation, and Control of the Polis.............,281

CHAPTER XXXIV.-CONSTITUTIONAL Convention. General Lew. Wallace--Questions to Candidates and Voters

-Paramount Allegiance-Abolition of Slavery—The Con• stitution made Operative before its Adoption-Difference of Opinion between the Executive and Judicial Branches -Soldiers' Vote-Inquisition of Voters-Investigation of the Vote........

...284 CHAPTER XXXV.-CONFEDERATES AGAIN IN MARYLAND. Defeat of Wallace-Approach of Raiders to Washington

Excitement and Alarm at Washington-Timely Arrival of Troops-Freedman's Rest. .................

CHAPTER XXXVI.-CONCLUSION OF THE WAR. Registration Law Sunday Law-Southern Fair-Peabody

Institute-Difficulties with Police Commissioners-Elec. tion of U. 8. Senator-He Declines-Rejection of his Sub. stitute-New Constitution - Flood - New Legislatures

Negroes Vote-Rail Road Strikes....... THE CONSTITUTION OF MARYLAND..........

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