Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, 1860, zoomable map
Baltimore, Md. City, port of entry, and seat of justice of Baltimore co. Situated on the Patapsco River, about 14 miles from its entrance into Chesapeake Bay, and about 200 miles from the ocean by ship channel. It lies 40 miles N. E. from Washington, and 97 S. W. from Philadelphia. The population in 1790 was 13,503; in 1800, 26,514; in 1810, 35,583; in 1820, 62,738; in 1830, 80,625; in 1840, 102,313; in 1850, 169,012. (Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)

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Place Unit Type
  City or Town
Containing Unit

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Events

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People

Birthplace of
 

Abercrombie, John Joseph

John Joseph Abercrombie, detail
Full name
  John Joseph Abercrombie

Amos, Aquila

African American Soldier - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Aquila Amos

Annan, William

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William Annan

Baer, Robert Newton

Robert Newton Baer, detail
Full name
  Robert Newton Baer

Baker, Charles Joseph

Charles Joseph Baker, engraving, detail
Full name
  Charles Joseph Baker

Battee, John Summerfield

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John Summerfield Battee

Battee, Richard Ridgely

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Richard Ridgely Battee

Brown, George William

George William Brown, engraving, detail
Full name
  George William Brown

Brown, Philip Auld Harrison

Philip Auld Harrison Brown, detail
Full name
  Philip Auld Harrison Brown

Buchanan, Franklin

Franklin Buchanan, detail
Full name
  Franklin Buchanan

Buchanan, Robert Christie

Robert Christie Buchanan, detail
Full name
  Robert Christie Buchanan

Buckingham, B. William

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  B. William Buckingham

Campbell, James Mason

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James Mason Campbell

Campbell, William Henry

William Henry Campbell, detail
Full name
  William Henry Campbell

Carson, John

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John Carson

Carter, James C.

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James C. Carter

Cary, Hetty

Hetty Cary, detail
Full name
  Hetty Cary

Colwell, Ann Barbara Hall

Ann Barbara Hall Colwell, circa 1858, detail
Full name
  Ann Barbara Hall Colwell

Corner, George Washington

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  George Washington Corner

Creery, William Rufus

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William Rufus Creery

Crook, James L.

James L. Crook, detail
Full name
  James Crook

Cross, Andrew B.

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Andrew B. Cross

Dallam, Henry Clay

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Henry Clay Dallam

Deems, Charles Force

Charles Force Deems, detail
Full name
  Charles Force Deems

Easter, John Day

John Day Easter, detail
Full name
  John Day Easter

Ford, John Thomson

John Thompson Ford, detail
Full name
  John Thompson Ford

French, William Henry

William Henry French, detail
Full name
  William Henry French

Garrett, John W.

John W. Garret, detail
Full name
  John W. Garrett

Gittings, David Sterrett

David Sterrett Gittings, detail
Full name
  David Sterrett Gittings

Goodrich, William C.

No image yet available for this man
Full name
  William C Goodrich

Griffith, Samuel Henry

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Samuel Henry Griffith

Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins

Francis Ellen Watkins Harper, engraving, detail
Full name
  Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

Hiss, William James

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William James Hiss

Ing, William

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William Ing

Inglis, John Auchincloss

John Auchincloss Inglis, photograph, detail
Full name
  John Auchincloss Inglis

Jones, John Beauchamp

No image yet available for this man
Full name
  John Beauchamp Jones

Kane, George Proctor

George Proctor Kane, 1861, artist's impression, detail
Full name
  George Proctor Kane

Keirle, Nathaniel Garland

Nathaniel Garland Keirle, detail
Full name
  Nathaniel Garland Keirle

Kenly, John Reese

John Reese Kenly, detail
Full name
  John Reese Kenly

Kennedy, John Pendleton

John Pendleton Kennedy, detail
Full name
  John Pendleton Kennedy

Kirkland, Robert Rankin

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Robert Rankin Kirkland

Leakin, Phil Moore

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Phil Moore Leakin

Little, Lewis Henry

Lewis Henry Little, detail
Full name
  Lewis Henry Little

Lupton, William Boyer

William Boyer Lupton, detail
Full name
  William Boyer Lupton

Lyon, George Armstrong

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  George Armstrong Lyon

Mayer, Charles F.

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Charles F. Mayer

McConkey, Benjamin Morsell

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Benjamin Morsell McConkey

McCurley, Isaac

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Isaac McCurley

Mercier, Edouard Henri

Henri Mercier, detail
Full name
  Edouard Henri Mercier

Norris, Alexander Brown

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Alexander Brown Norris

O'Laughlen, Michael

Michael O'Laughlen, detail
Full name
  Michael O'Laughlen

Palmer, James Croxall

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James Croxall Palmer

Purvis, James Franklin

James Franklin Purvis, detail
Full name
  James Franklin Purvis

Randall, James Ryder

James Ryder Randall, circa 1861, detail
Full name
  James Ryder Randall

Sanders, James William

James William Sanders, detail
Full name
  James William Sanders

Shipley, James Lester

James Lester Shipley, detail
Full name
  James Lester Shipley

Spence, Carroll

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Carroll Spence

Steuart, George Hume

George Hume Steuart, photograph, detail
Full name
  George Hume Steuart

Tiffany, Charles Comfort

Charles Comfort Tiffany, detail
Full name
  Charles Comfort Tiffany

Tiffany, Otis Henry

Otis Henry Tiffany, detail
Full name
  Otis Henry Tiffany

Tudor, William Van Bergen

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William Van Bergen Tudor

Vandever, William

William Vandever, detail
Full name
  William Vandever

Watkins, Wilbur Fisk

Wilbur Fisk Watkins, detail
Full name
  Wilbur Fisk Watkins

Weichmann, Louis J.

Louis J. Weichmann, detail
Full name
  Louis J. Weichmann

Wilcox, Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson Wilcox, detail
Full name
  Andrew Jackson Wilcox

Zimmerman, William Henry

William Henry Zimmerman, detail
Full name
  William Henry Zimmerman
Burial place of
 

Armistead, Lewis Addison Lothario ("Lo")

Lewis Addison Lothario Armistead, detail
Full name
  Lewis Addison Lothario ("Lo") Armistead

Arnold, Samuel Bland

Samuel Arnold, detail
Full name
  Samuel Bland Arnold

Atzerodt, George Andreas

George Andreas Atzerodt, detail
Full name
  George Andreas Atzerodt

Barnes, Cornelius Fletcher

Cornelius Fletcher Barnes, detail
Full name
  Cornelius Fletcher Barnes

Brown, George William

George William Brown, engraving, detail
Full name
  George William Brown

Cary, Hetty

Hetty Cary, detail
Full name
  Hetty Cary

D'Utassy, Frederick George

Frederick George D'Utassy, detail
Full name
  Frederick George D'Utassy

Davis, Henry Winter

Henry Winter Davis, detail
Full name
  Henry Winter Davis

Field, Charles William

Charles William Field, detail
Full name
  Charles William Field

Ford, John Thomson

John Thompson Ford, detail
Full name
  John Thompson Ford

Places

Contained places
 
Name Type
Fort McHenry, MD Location or Site
Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, MD Location or Site

Documents

Subject
 
Date Title
03/24/1849 William Still Recalls "Box" Brown's Escape
08/11/1850 New York Herald, "A Nest of Runaway Slaves Captured by Pennsylvanians," August 11, 1850
09/13/1851 Boston (MA) Evening Transcript, "The Fugitive Slave Riots in Pennsylvania," September 13, 1851
09/14/1851 New Orleans (LA) Picayune, "The Fugitive Slave Riot," September 14, 1851
09/23/1851 (Columbus) Ohio State Journal, "The Christiana Tragedy," September 23, 1851
04/20/1852 New York Times, “Great Floods in the Potomac and Shenandoah,” April 20, 1852
12/11/1852 New York Times, “Louisiana Legislature,” December 11, 1852
04/03/1853 Philadelphia Vigilance Committee Journal, April 3, 1853
01/06/1854 Debate over the Estimates for Rivers and Harbors, House of Representatives, January 6, 1854
03/10/1854 New York Times, “Fatal Railroad Accident,” March 10, 1854
07/24/1854 Hiram Wilson to William Still, July 24, 1854
08/20/1855 Samuel Miles to William Still, August 20, 1855
06/01/1856 Harriet Eglin to William Still, June 1, 1856
07/31/1856 Harriet Eglin to William Still, July 31, 1856
09/18/1856 Henry James Morris to William Still, September 18, 1856
10/28/1856 Harriet Eglin to William Still, October 28, 1856
01/03/1857 Richmond (VA) Dispatch, "A Case in Point," January 3, 1857
05/28/1857 C. L. Groce to Luke, May 28, 1857
09/14/1857 New York Times, “The Financial Panic,” September 14, 1857
10/15/1857 New York Times, “Desperate Riots in Baltimore,” October 15, 1857
10/30/1857 New York Times, “The Ballot-Box and the Bayonet,” October 30, 1857
10/31/1857 Thomas Garrett to William Still, October 31, 1857
11/16/1857 Samuel Pattison to L. W. Thompson, November 16, 1857
01/27/1858 New York Herald, "The Approaching Conclusion of the Kansas Comedy," January 27, 1858
06/01/1858 Richmond (VA) Dispatch, "The Underground Railroad," June 1, 1858
06/10/1858 Nat Ambie to William Still, June 10, 1858
07/02/1858 Charleston (SC) Mercury, "Hot Weather," July 2, 1858
08/29/1858 St. Louis (MO) Republican, “Let the Jubilee be General,” August 29, 1858
11/07/1858 New York Herald, “Douglas for the Presidency,” November 7, 1858
02/02/1859 Lewis Burrell to William Still, February 2, 1859
05/14/1859 James Buchanan to Harriet Rebecca Lane, May 14, 1859
05/16/1859 New York Times, “Affray in Baltimore,” May 16, 1859
06/13/1859 New York Times, “The Free Negroes of Maryland,” June 13, 1859
07/22/1859 San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “Stage-Coach Travel Forty Years Ago,” July 22, 1859
08/03/1859 New York Herald, “Bloody Riots in Baltimore,” August 3, 1859
10/18/1859 Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, “Riot at Harper’s Ferry,” October 18, 1859
10/20/1859 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “Negro Insurrection!," October 20, 1859
10/27/1859 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, "Governor Wise on the Harper's Ferry Insurrection," October 27, 1859
11/11/1859 Greensboro (NC) Patriot, "Maryland Election," November 11, 1859
11/17/1859 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, "The Plea Will Not Avail Them," November 17, 1859
12/02/1859 Entry by Thomas Jonathan Jackson, December 2, 1859
12/02/1859 John Thomas Lewis Preston to Margaret Junkin Preston, December 2, 1859
12/16/1859 Columbus (OH) Gazette, "For the Columbus Gazette," December 16, 1859
01/19/1860 New York Herald, "The Maryland Legislature and the Underground Railroad," January 19, 1860
03/17/1860 New York Times, "Democratic National Convention," March 17, 1860
03/17/1860 New York Times, “The Last of the Harper’s Ferry Slaughter,” March 17, 1860
03/17/1860 T. E. Norris to Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, March 17, 1860
05/09/1860 Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel, “The Coming Conventions,” May 9, 1860
05/10/1860 New York Times, “Disunion Plots,” May 10, 1860
05/12/1860 Atchison (KS) Freedom’s Champion, “The Charleston Convention,” May 12, 1860
05/18/1860 New York Times, “A Douglas Demonstration in New York,” May 18, 1860
05/22/1860 New York Herald, “Extraordinary Activity of the Slave Trade,” May 22, 1860
05/27/1860 New York Herald, “Bell and Everett Going Ahead,” May 27, 1860
05/30/1860 Schuyler Colfax to Abraham Lincoln, May 30, 1860
06/12/1860 New York Herald, “Commencement of Republican Cabinet Making,” June 12, 1860
06/12/1860 Richard W. Thompson to Abraham Lincoln, June 12, 1860
06/14/1860 Charlestown (VA) Free Press, “Mr. Bell’s Acceptance,” June 14, 1860
06/18/1860 New York Times, “The Baltimore Convention,” June 18, 1860
06/19/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “The Fillmore Men,” June 19, 1860
06/25/1860 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “The Douglas’ Saturday Night,” June 25, 1860
07/07/1860 Atchison (KS) Freedom's Champion, “The Democratic ‘Irrepressible Conflict,’” July 7, 1860
07/07/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Shabby Treatment,” July 7, 1860
07/19/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “An Important Change,” July 19, 1860
07/21/1860 New York Times, “The Herald in Harness,” July 21, 1860
08/08/1860 Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, "Who Are For Disunion?," August 8, 1860
08/17/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “How the Field Looks,” August 17, 1860
08/21/1860 New York Times, “Mr. Yancey's Speech,” August 21, 1860
09/08/1860 Dover (NH) Gazette, “Withdrawal of General Houston,” September 8, 1860
10/07/1860 New York Herald, “The Trip to Virginia,” October 7, 1860
10/21/1860 New York Herald, “American Sensations During 1860,” October 21, 1860
12/26/1860 Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, “Secession Explained,” December 26, 1860
12/31/1860 Thomas Cadwallerder to Abraham Lincoln, December 31, 1860
01/17/1861 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “An Incident at Fort Sumter,” January 17, 1861
01/24/1861 Leonard Swett to Abraham Lincoln, January 24, 1861
02/15/1861 Worthington G. Snethen to Abraham Lincoln, February 15, 1861
02/28/1861 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Lincoln’s Flight to Washington,” February 28, 1861
03/02/1861 Atchison (KS) Freedom’s Champion, “Mr. Lincoln at Washington,” March 2, 1861
03/04/1861 New York Times, “The Plot Against Mr. Lincoln’s Life,” March 4, 1861
04/16/1861 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “The Border States,” April 16, 1861
04/18/1861 Proclamation of the Governor of Maryland, April 18, 1861
04/20/1861 George W. Brown to John A. Andrew, April 20, 1861
04/20/1861 New York Times, “The Position of Maryland,” April 20, 1861
04/21/1861 John A. Andrew to George W. Brown, April 21, 1861
04/21/1861 New York Herald, “News from Baltimore,” April 21, 1861
04/23/1861 David D. Field to Abraham Lincoln, April 23, 1861
04/24/1861 Andrew H. Reeder to Simon Cameron, April 24, 1861
04/27/186104/28/1861 C. P. Kirkland, Jr.’s Letter, April 27-28, 1861
04/29/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “Washington Safe,” April 29, 1861
04/29/1861 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “What Can We Believe?,” April 29, 1861
04/29/1861 William Willey to Waitman Willey, April 29, 1861
05/02/1861 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, "Neutrality," May 2, 1861
05/05/1861 New York Times, “Affairs in Maryland,” May 5, 1861
05/27/1861 Boston (MA) Advertiser, “Impotent Rage,” May 27, 1861
05/30/1861 New York Times, “Civil and Martial Law at Baltimore,” May 30, 1861
06/15/1861 (Concord) New Hampshire Statesman, “The Patriot and the Merryman Case,” June 15, 1861
06/28/1861 New York Times, “Arrest of Marshal Kane,” June 28, 1861
06/29/1861 Worthington G. Snethen to Winfield Scott, June 29, 1861
07/01/1861 Marriot Boswell to William H. Seward, July 1, 1861
07/03/1861 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Does It Pay to Feed Passing Troops?,” July 3, 1861
08/14/1861 Raleigh (NC) Register, “Arrest of a Traitor,” August 14, 1861
11/01/1861 Gen. John Dix to the U.S. Marshals in Maryland, Instructions on the upcoming State Elections, November 1, 1861
11/13/1861 Major-General John Adams Dix, To the People of Accomac and Northampton Counties of Virginia, November 13, 1861
11/23/1861 Brigadier-General Henry Lockwood, To the People of Accomac and Northampton Counties of Virginia, November 23, 1861
08/09/1862 New York National Anti-Slavery Standard, "Speech of Rev. M.D. Conway," August 9, 1862
07/03/1863 Philadelphia (PA) North America and United States Gazette, “A Desperate Battle At Gettysburg,” July 3, 1863
07/10/1863 John Keagy Stayman to Edgar Hastings, July 1863
08/07/1863 John Hay to John Nicolay, August 7, 1863
03/27/1864 Stephen Minot Weld, Jr. to Stephen Minot Weld, Sr, Annapolis, Maryland, March 25, 1864
06/16/1864 Abraham Lincoln, Speech at Great Central Sanitary Fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 16, 1864
08/02/1864 Bangor (ME) Whig and Courier, “The Destruction of Chambersburg,” August 2, 1864
12/04/1871 William Whipper to William Still, December 4, 1871
01/01/1872 Daniel Bonsall to William Still, 1872