Partners and Credits

“Crossroads of War: Maryland and the Border in the Civil War” was created by the Catoctin Center for Regional Studies, a collaborative project of the National Park Service and Frederick Community College in Frederick, Maryland. The Co-Coordinators of the Catoctin Center for Regional Studies are Dean Herrin, Ph.D. and Barbara Powell, Ph.D. The website was designed by Wood Street, Inc., Frederick, Maryland.

Our partners on this project include the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Park Service, Frederick Community College, the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area, and the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority.

Major funders of the project include the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Park Service, the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area, the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, and the Tourism Council of Frederick County. Additional funds came from The Joseph D Baker Fund, Frederick County Landmarks Foundation, the Community Foundation of Frederick County, the Maryland Historical Trust, and the History Channel’s Save Our History Program.

Historical consultants, writers, and contributors include Ted Alexander, Mary Ann Ashcraft, Cathy Baty, Joy Beasley, Tracy Evans, David Fox, Dennis Frye, Maria Grenchik, Tom Gwaltney, Scott Hartwig, Sarah Heald, Cheryl LaRoche, Mary Mannix, Marie Tyler-McGraw, Teresa Moyer, David Nathanson, Michael O’Malley, Michael Powell, Carol Reardon, Terry Reimer, Nina Silber, Keith Snyder, Timothy Snyder, Brett Spaulding, Donald Stelluto, David Wallace, Edie Wallace, and George Wunderlich.

The following people and institutions generously made available photographs, maps, newspapers, and other items included on the website: John Gianni, JoEllen Harshman, David Nathanson, Timothy Snyder, M.D. Watkins, Tad Sattler, Greg Goodell, Wade Myers, John Brucksch, Stacy Mason, Maryland Room of the Frederick County Public Libraries, Western Maryland Room of the Washington County Free Library, Washington County Historical Society, Historical Society of Frederick County, Historical Society of Carroll County, Maryland State Archives, Maryland Historical Society, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, National Park Service, Monocacy National Battlefield, Antietam National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Frederick Community College Library, Princeton University Library, Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library,, U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Library of Congress, and National Archives

The videos were produced by Jos Osmann, Erika Osmann Trexler, Jason Santelli, Richard Schellenberg, and the Digital Media Lab of Frederick Community College.

The animated battle maps were created by Alex Tait, International Mapping, Ellicott City,
MD, in conjunction with Tom Patterson, Harpers Ferry Center, National Park Service.  Our map consultants were Dennis Frye, Brett Spaulding, and Scott Hartwig.

The audio of “Mother Kissed Me In My Dream” was performed by Audrey Grant, Hannah Grant Paugh, and Jenna Gianni. Pianist is Audrey Grant. Recorded by John Gianni.

For the research databases, we would like to thank Brent Paugh, Hannah Grant Paugh, and Jenna Gianni for creating the original databases.

Finally, and most importantly, we would like to thank the many students from Frederick Community College and other colleges who worked with us on this project. Hannah Grant Paugh, Jenna Gianni, Brent Paugh, and Angela Commito were involved in the project from the beginning and helped us create the basic structure of the website as well as contributing much of the content. Other interns, all essential to the success of this project, include Andrew Borsa, Ariel Burriss, Eric Corbie, Calvin Fisher, Emily Gamertsfelder, Audrey Grant, Katie Hicks,  Sarah Hovde, Jennifer Kunze, Michael Marcuse, Amanda Myers, Ken Pitts, Chelsea Powell, Stephen Powell, Anna Pritt, Kristopher Ruth, Christopher Severt, Sanna Sayed, and Jennifer Willard.