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Mid-Maryland History: Conflict, Growth and Change

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ISBN-10: 1596294566

ISBN-13: 9781596294561

Edition: 2008

Authors: Barbara M. Powell, Michael A. Powell

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Threading a path through the ravages of the Civil War, the rails of industrialization and the soul-searching of the protest movement, editors Michael and Barbara Powell have chosen essays by local historians that paint a provocative portrait of mid-Maryland's history
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Publication date: 4/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.37" long x 0.31" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

List of Illustrationsp. 9
Prefacep. 11
Civil Warp. 15
Confederate Sentiment in Frederick County, Maryland, 1861-1862p. 17
Another Lost Opportunity: Union Troops Break through the Center at the Battle of Antietamp. 27
"Sons of the Defenders of the Alamo" on America's Bloodiest Dayp. 39
Lead Fog: Practical Limitations of Rifle Technology in the American Civil Warp. 51
Memoirs of the Daughters of Charity as Civil War Nurses in Maryland, 1862p. 61
Transportation and Industryp. 71
Crossroads and Economic Development: Transportation and Its Effects on Frederick Countyp. 73
The Antietam Iron Works, 1806-1853: The Times of a Family-Owned Worksp. 83
Africa in Maryland: Black Ironworker Populations at Antietam and Catoctin Ironworks, 1760-1860p. 93
The Enduring Textile Industry in Mid-Marylandp. 103
Protest and Changep. 119
Rediscovering the Past: John Brown, Words, and Artifactsp. 121
Margaret Jeannette Williams: Frederick Philanthropistp. 133
Experiment in Persuasion: The Vigil to Stop Biological Weapons at Fort Detrick, 1959-1961, and Antiwar Protest in the 1960sp. 143
Notesp. 167
Bibliographyp. 195
Indexp. 215
About the Authorsp. 221
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