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Eighth of January


This "national anniversary" was celebrated over a 3-day period with different military groups parading through Frederick City and attending church. Rev. Dr. Zacharias delivered a sermon. Names of officers commanding some military groups included: Acting Capt. Frederick Keeler, Capt. J. T. Sinn, 1st Lieut. B. H. Schley, 1st Lieut. Walter Saunders, Capt. Hobbs.

Article Source

Newspaper: The Frederick Examiner

Publication Date: January 11th, 1860

Page/Column: 2D

Town: Frederick, MD

County: Frederick


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