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Presidential campaign buttons Presidential campaign buttons
Campaign buttons from Presidential elections from 1896 to 2016, collected and researched by Al Feldstein.

Slaves and Free Blacks in Western Maryland Slaves and Free Blacks in Western Maryland
This collection covers newspaper advertisements of slave sales and runaways from Western Maryland, together with opinions about slavery and emancipation . Newspaper articles from Hagerstown and Cumberland 1790 to 1864 are included.

World War II veterans, Washington County World War II veterans, Washington County
The scrapbook created by Veda Carbaugh contains cuttings from the Hagerstown papers about Washington County service personnel during World War II who were injured or killed.

Confederate soldiers killed at Antietam Confederate soldiers killed at Antietam
This 1869 book, also known as the Bowie List, documents the names, regiments and location of those Confederates buried where they fell after the battles in the Maryland campaign of the Civil War.

Military Lots, Garrett County, 1787 Military Lots, Garrett County, 1787
Soldiers who fought in the Revolutionary War were rewarded by the state of Maryland with land "west of Fort Cumberland". The map of "military lots" assigned in 1787 shows the land grants in Garrett County, Maryland.

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
The C&O Canal, 78 miles of which are located in Washington County, provided a variety of employment opportunites and a transportation corridor for the county's produce and minerals from the 1830s to 1924.
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