A RECORD OF HEROISM:
 The Maryland State Fair for U.S. Soldier Relief 
April 19, 1864 -April 30, 1864
 

Interior view of the Maryland Institute during the Baltimore Sanitary Fair,  April 19 - 30, 1864
 

"When this war for Constitutional government against anarchy and violence is ended in triumph. . .   then you  will find that Baltimore will have a record of heroism to show that may serve to hide in part. . .    the blushes for the crimes of her unworthy sons." 
Sarah Mills, Baltimore Resident, 1861

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See also: Robert W. Schoeberlein. A Fair to Remember: Maryland Women in Aid of the Union  Maryland Historical Society Magazine, Vol. 90, No. 4, Winter 1995. pp. 466-488. (pdf)

 

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