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"On the evening of May 13, 1861, General Benjamin Butler and 1,000 Union soldiers arrived at Baltimore's Camden Street Station by train. Under the cover of a thunderstorm, they fortified Federal Hill to ensure the city of Baltimore remained under Union control, after the Pratt Street Riot less than a month earlier."
Group Portrait Vertical File (GPVF) Finding Aid
Special Collections Department, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society
201 West Monument Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201
[GPVF] Union supporters. Baltimore, 1861.
Cataloging and Digitization completed through the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
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“Vertical File” is a term used to describe collections of photographs, clippings, etc. arranged by subject matter and housed in filing cabinets. Unlike the numbered photographs collections, items in the Vertical Files are not arranged in collections by source, or assigned catalog numbers.
The items listed in the finding aids below are arranged alphabetically by subject.
Please note that some items listed in the Group Portrait Vertical File may be restricted.