New York Herald, “News from Baltimore,” April 21, 1861

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    “News from Baltimore,” New York Herald, April 21, 1861, p. 4: 3.
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    Don Sailer, Dickinson College
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    The following text is presented here in complete form, as it originally appeared in print. Spelling and typographical errors have been preserved as in the original.


    BALTIMORE, April 30, 1861.

    The Melville bridge, on the North Central Railroad, and between Woodbury and Mount Washington, has been burned down. It is reported that the Northern soldiers are at the Relay House on the road.

    A bridge on the Northern Central Railroad, and one on the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad are gone.

    The city is in great excitement, and armed men are moving in every direction.

    The Mayor and Governor have notified the President that no more troops can pass through Baltimore, unless they fight their way.

    The President replies that no more troops will be brought through Baltimore provided that they are allowed to pass around the city without molestation.

    The bridges on the Northern Central Railroad have all been destroyed.

    The number killed yesterday were eleven Baltimoreans and three Massachusetts soldiers, and the wounded four citizens and eight soldiers.

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