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Herald of Freedom and Torch Light, Sept 1862 (2-4C Other news: Fred Co. Jail)

Herald of Freedom and Torch Light, Hagerstown, Md., September 1862, page 2 Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


Destruction of Fred. Co Jail by Fire.

Fire was communicated to this building on Saturday night last between the hours 11 and 12 o’clock by some of the prisoners and before it was discovered it had much progress as to render all efforts to save it unavailing. The prisoners were all secured. The destruction of this property just at this particular time will bear heavily upon our county. - Fred. Union.


Herald of Freedom and Torch Light

Maryland Historical Society

This news was also reported in the Baltimore Sun 9/19/1862

Sept 10-24, 1862

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Maryland Historical Society

Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862; Maryland Campaign, 1862; Hagerstown (Md.)--Newspapers.

Washington County, MD. September 1862

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

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