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Militia leave for Baltimore, July 1814

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HAGERS-TOWN, July 27, 1814.

On Sunday last, upwards of one hundred draughted militia from the 24th Regiment, commanded by Lieut. Col John Ragan, under the requisition of the President of the United States, marched from this place for the city of Baltimore and, on Tuesday 120 of the states' quota, from the same regiment, left this for the city of Annapolis. They are all healthy, good looking men, and went off in high spirits. The militia from the upper part of this state, are expected to pass through this place in a few days.


Maryland Herald and Hagerstown Weekly Advertiser


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Washington County (Md.), History, War of 1812, Registers; Maryland, Militia

Sharpsburg (Md.), 1813

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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