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Confederate cavalry raid into Carroll County, Maryland, occupying and looting the town of New Windsor

Confederate cavalry foraging raid into New Windsor, Maryland,  July 9, 1864, artist's impression, detail
07/09/1864 to 07/10/1864
Confederate cavalry launched a raid in Carroll County, Maryland to disrupt communications, recruit young Marylanders as soldiers, and replenish supplies.  General Bradley Johnson and Major Harry Gilmor, both Marylanders, led the raid. Around 800 men rode into New Windsor, Maryland on July 9, 1864 and remained until the next morning, recruiting and looting the stores of the town for supplies.  (By John Osborne)   
Source Citation: 
"Carroll's Yesteryears: The Confederate Raid on New Windsor," Carroll County Times, June 22, 2014