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James Wallace (1818-1887)
MSA SC 3520-12980

Primary Sources:

ADJUTANT GENERAL (Civil War Papers) Letter from Col. James Wallace to Gov. Bradford, 15 October 1862 [MSA S935-10, 2/5/3/1]

ADJUTANT GENERAL (Civil War Papers) Honorable discharge of Col. James Wallace, 19 January 1864 [MSA S935-41, 2/5/3/24]

Ancestry.com. 1860 U.S. Federal Census - Slave Schedules [database on-line]. United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls.

ARCHIVES OF MARYLAND ONLINE (Maryland Manual) Maryland Manual 1969-70, DC76-59, vol.174 p.756.

BALTIMORE CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS (Death Record) James Wallace, 12 February 1887, Certificate 97975 [MSA CM1132-30, CR 48,074]

COMPTROLLER OF THE TREASURY (Paying Warrants), 04/01/1857-12/07/1857, MSA S703-9, MdHR 3345. S. Owings Hoffman and Wallace paid $1000 for draft of painting of Washington resigning.

DORCHESTER COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Land Records, Original), 1861, MSA C2979-2-3.

ELECTORAL COLLEGE (Maryland Proceedings), 1856, MSA S81-1, vol. 208 p.109.

GENERAL ASSEMBLY (Laws), 1856, MdHR 820934-1, vol.623 p.197.

GENERAL ASSEMBLY (Laws), 1858, MdHR 820935-1, vol.624 p.9.


GENERAL ASSEMBLY (Laws), 1860, MdHR 820936-1, vol.588 p.634.

GENERAL ASSEMBLY (Laws), 1866, MdHR 820941-1, vol.419 p.90. See also p.42.

LAND OFFICE (Certificates, Patented, DO), 1859, MSA S1196-2757-1.

LAND OFFICE (Certificates, Patented, DO), 1870, MSA S1196-3461-1.

L. Allison Wilmer, J. H. Jarrett and Geo. W. F. Vernon, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Volume 1. (Baltimore: Guggenheimer, Weil, & Co., 1899). L20937-1, c.2, vol.367 p.607.

Proceedings of a State Convention, To Frame a New Constitution, Commenced at Annapolis, May 8, 1867. (Annapolis: George Colton, 1867), vol.74 p.27. See also p.848.

Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rools); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Newspaper/Journal Articles:

Sun (Baltimore, MD), 19 February 1850.

"Dorchester County," American and Commercial Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD), 13 August 1853.

Sun (Baltimore, MD), 4 February 1854.

Annapolis Gazette, 17 July 1856.

"Next Governor of Maryland," Annapolis Gazette, 12 February 1857.

"Meeting of the Constitutional Union Party of Maryland," Annapolis Gazette, 26 April 1860.

Easton Gazette (Easton, MD), 31 August 1861.

"The Disposition of the Troops," Easton Gazette (Easton, MD), 14 September 1861.

Sun (Baltimore, MD), 27 October 1865.

Sun (Baltimore, MD), 4 February 1867.

Sun (Baltimore, MD), 20 December 1880.

"Maryland Items," Sun (Baltimore, MD), 10 January 1881.

"The Republican Convention of Maryland," Sun (Baltimore, MD), 2 May 1884.

"The State of Maryland," Sun (Baltimore, MD), 17 July 1886.

"Death of Col. Wallace." The Baltimore Sun, 14 February 1887.

"Death of Col. James Wallace in Baltimore." The Cambridge Chronicle, 17 Feburary 1887. 

Secondary Sources:

Arps, Walter E., Jr.  Maryland Mortalities from the Baltimore Sun Almanac 1876 - 1915.  Silver Spring, MD:  Family Line Publications, 1983.

The Biographical Cyclopedia of Representative Men of Maryland and the District of Columbia. Baltimore:  National Biographical Publishing Company, 1879.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 524-25.

Jones, Elias. New Revised History of Dorchester County, Maryland. Cambridge, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1966.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 484-85. See also p.397.

United States War Department. The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1880-1901.
        Col. James Wallace's report from the Battle of Gettysburg, 4 July 1863; Series 1 - Volume 27 (Part I)


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