Friday, January 27, 2012

Civil War Sites to See in Maryland-- Part1

From the April 18, 2011, Baltimore Sun Travel Wires.

Just in case you thought there isn't much to see in the state involving the Civil War.

Of course, #1, there is the real biggie, one of the bloodiest days in American history, ANTIETAM NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD.

#2. FORT McHENRY, Baltimore.  used as a prison camp for Southern sympathizers and soldiers.

#3  MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Baltimore.  largest and most comprehensive war exhibit in the state.

4.  SAMUEL MUDD'S HOUSE, Waldorf.  Where John Wilkes Booth had his leg set after assassinating President Lincoln.  Muss was imprisoned, but later released.

Five More to Come.  --Old Secesh

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