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We Were There and
Survived. Matthew T.Fox, Sr., 2005. 107 pages, photographs,
Before the beginning of the American Civil War in 1861 most of Americas
men lived peacefully on farms, small towns or in cities, they never
knew that the next four years would change their lives forever and
leave mental and physical scars that would never heal. During the
civil war most photographers took pictures of the dead on the battlefield
and some of the living whatever was convenient for them too take
pictures of none perhaps really shown the faces of those who fought
in it the pictures are too blurry or they are too far away to physically
see the boys who volunteered to fight for the cause of their country.
The Valley Register of Middletown, Maryland: 1861-1862. L. Tilden Moore, 2008. 287 pages, index, paper.
The Valley Register of Middletown, Maryland is the initial newspaper of a proposed series of transcriptions of the Civil War newspapers for Frederick County. The other newspapers that will be transcribed and published are: The Examiner, Republican Citizen, and Maryland Union. The transcriptions are not comprehensive, but focus mainly on Frederick County. Events like marriages, deaths, articles on slavery, politics, religion, elections, crime are covered. In addition to local news the American Civil War and important battles - Antietam, South Mountain, Gettysburg, and Monocracy are transcribed, as well as events concerning the Maryland regiments and the battles they were involved in and outside of Maryland.